Providence St. Mary refines exemptions to visitor restrictions
May 28, 2020
WALLA WALLA—Providence St. Mary Medical Center has revised its COVID-19 visitor restriction policy to reflect the evolving understanding of risks presented by the pandemic.
The new guidelines include allowing a support person for a newborn if the mother may have COVID-19, gives ill parents the ability to designate another person to escort a child to a medical appointment, and provides clarity for disabled individuals, their families and caregivers.
So far these are the only exemptions to the no-visitors policy currently in place in accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Dis...