TidalHealth to reopen modified patient visitation starting Monday
SALISBURY, Md. – TidalHealth has announced that starting on Monday, March 15th, the restrictions on visitation will be modified at both TidalHealth Peninsula Regional and TidalHealth Nanticoke.
One visitor over the age of 18 per patient will be permitted during a patient’s stay, with the exception of patients suspected of having or confirmed to have COVID-19. Visitation hours will be from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends and holidays.
Officials note that one visitor only will be allowed during the patient’s stay, not one at a time, but a single visitor appointed by the patient who will be the only designated visitor for the duration of the patient’s stay.
All visitors are required to wear a face covering or mask that covers both their nose and mouth at all times during their visit. People who are unable to wear a face covering should not visit. Gaiters and bandanas will not be allowed. Visitors must show identification and will be verified as the patient’s appointed visitor. On entry, visitors will be screened for fever and other COVID-19 symptoms.