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Visitor Policy

Updated 1/14/21

For the safety of all during the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Luke’s is limiting visitors. We will continue to closely monitor disease in our region and community, and we may adjust this policy.


St. Luke’s

No visitors are allowed. Rare exceptions may be made by the healthcare team on an express invitation-only basis (for example: patients at end-of-life, vulnerable adults needing help with communication or decision-making, discharge instructions/education).

In addition, exceptions by location are listed below:

  • Emergency Department
    • Pediatric patient: one parent/guardian
  • Surgical & Procedural Care (Building A, Mariner Medical Clinic, Pavilion Surgery Center)
    • Pediatric patient: one parent/guardian
  • Labor and delivery unit
    • One adult support person. If the patient has a doula, the doula will also be allowed. Neither person can be confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
  • Pediatric unit
    • One parent/guardian
  • Outpatient services and clinics
    • Pediatric patients: Up to two parents/guardians
    • Adult patients: One adult visitor
      Important note: Adult surgery patients, whether the surgery is being done on an outpatient or inpatient basis, are not allowed to have visitors

Clergy/spiritual leaders may visit inpatients, and St. Luke’s chaplains are also available to support patients and families.

*All allowed visitors must follow Visitor Requirements


*Visitor Requirements

Visitor must:

  • Not be awaiting a COVID-19 test result or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
  • Not have been asked to quarantine because of potential exposure to COVID-19.
  • Not have any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Agree to properly wear a mask over their nose and mouth during their entire visit.
  • Stay with the patient during their entire visit.
  • Agree to leave immediately if they fail to comply with these rules.

The above requirements will be strictly enforced.