HOLMDEL, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Health announced new visitor restrictions to further ensure that the safety of staff, patients and the community is protected. The guidance is below:
"In order to protect our patients, our team members and the communities we serve, effective immediately, the following visitor restrictions are in place at all Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals, nursing and rehabilitation facilities:
• All visitors, team members and vendors entering this facility will undergo a COVID-19 screening. Anyone who fails the screening will not be allowed entry.
• Visitation to patients is limited to two visitors at one time.
• Visitors under the age of 12 will not be allowed entry.
Hackensack Meridian Health is engaged in emergency management practices and is prepared to manage confirmed cases of COVID-19. We are screening patients in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and our dedicated health care providers are taking every precaution in isolating any patient who has tested positive for the disease. We are working with the New Jersey Department of Health in accordance with CDC protocols regarding the use of dedicated equipment and appropriate personal protective equipment, and we are limiting visitor contact for those patients who have tested positive.
The safety of our staff, patients and community is our utmost priority. Learn more: http://bit.ly/HMHVisitors."