About Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Baptist Health System is working closely with Metropolitan Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to respond to any potential coronavirus cases in our area. We routinely treat infectious diseases at our hospitals. We have strong infection control policies, procedures, and systems in place to screen and treat patients. We are committed to keeping our patients, our staff, and our community safe. For more information about the coronavirus, go to the CDC website..
Visitor RestrictionsEffective May 18, visitation policy will allow one designated visitor per patient in the hospital. Pediatrics and NICU patients can have two visitors.
Visitors will be screened for fever, respiratory symptoms or travel to high risk locations prior to entering the hospital, and required to wear visitor identification, face mask and sanitize their hands. Designated waiting areas allow physical distancing for designated visitors.
Any visitor not meeting screening criteria will not be permitted to enter the hospital.
Read more about how our parent company, Tenet Healthcare, is supporting our community through COVID-19.