MARION – Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion has updated its Visitor Policy in response to the resurgence of positive COVID-19 cases in the region and new threats posed by the Delta variant.
According to information posted on the hospital’s website, starting today no visitors will be allowed at the hospital or its associate clinics including the Intensive Care Unit, Inpatient Medical Unit, Emergency Department, Surgical Unit and Perioperative Services, Outpatient Lab/Imaging and Outpatient Clinics.
Regarding screenings, the hospital says in accordance with CDC recommendations, every person entering the hospital, regardless of vaccination status, will continue to undergo temperature and illness screenings and will be required to wear masks, observe social distancing requirements and perform good hand hygiene.
The main entrance will be open for patients and visitors from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Emergency Department Entrance will be open 24 hours every day.
More information about the visitor policy change can be found at heartlandregional.com.