Essentia Health Eases Visitor Restrictions
Essentia Health is easing visitor restriction guidelines as COVID-19 cases decline and vaccinations increase.
According to a release, starting on Thursday, May 27, two adult visitors per patient will be allowed in the clinics and hospitals, including emergency departments. Visiting hours will continue to be from 9 AM to 6 PM.
Adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19 are still unable to have visitors except in special situations such as obstetric care or end-of-life.
The release states that all staff, patients, and visitors will be required to wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose and to stay in the patient room during their visit.
All visitors will be screened for COVID-19 and will not be permitted if symptomatic.