Covenant Health announces new visitor policies effective March 31 | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — The following is a press release from Covenant Health:

Covenant Health will ease the visitor policy in our ministries, effective Thursday, March 31. The safety of our patients, caregivers, and visitors is our top priority. We are constantly evaluating our current conditions surrounding the virus and making appropriate policy decisions based on associated risks.

Hospital-issued medical-grade masks are required for all patients and visitors, age 2 years and older. For the safety of our patients, some units may have more restrictive policies.

We are now welcoming delivery of flowers and food for our hospitalized patients. Delivery drivers will need to follow our masking requirements.

VISITOR POLICY*:

  • Non-COVID patients may have 4 visitors at a time: no more than 8 per 24-hour period.
  • COVID patients may have 2 visitors at a time: no more than 4 per 24-hour period. Visitors are permitted during the following hours: 10:00 am – 11:30 am; 2:00pm – 4:30pm; 8:30pm – 10:00pm.
  • Emergency Department patients may have 2 visitors at a time.

Please call 806-725-0505 to clarify the policy by unit at Covenant Medical Center.

*This applies to all ministries: Covenant Medical Center, Covenant Specialty, Covenant Medical Group Clinics, Grace Clinic, Grace Surgical Hospital, Covenant Health Levelland, Covenant Health Plainview, Covenant Health Hobbs, except Covenant Children’s.

VISITOR POLICY for Covenant Children’s:

  • Each patient may have 2 visitors at a time.

About Covenant Health:
As a faith-based health care system, it is Covenant Health’s vision to create Health for a Better World. As the Best Hospital in the Panhandle Plains region as voted by US News and World Report, Covenant Health has consistently provided exceptional health care to West Texas, and eastern New Mexico for more than 100 years. Our clinically integrated health network of eight hospitals, and more than 6,000 caregivers allows us to provide our patients with better access to care using more innovative technology and procedures, while focusing on new age approaches to health care like education and preventative medicine. To learn more about Covenant Health, please visit covenanthealth.org or our Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter, pages.

(Press release from Covenant Health)

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