Visiting Guidelines by Location

Flu & RSV Restrictions

As of October 25, 2023, we have implemented Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Influenza (Flu) restrictions to prevent the spread of these viruses throughout the community.

Visitors under the age of 13 will be restricted from any of SVMC’s acute care units, as well as from the Distinct Part/Skilled Nursing Facility (DP/SNF). This restriction will be in effect until the RSV/Flu season’s conclusion, which is dependent on the number of cases reported in the area.

Cath Lab & Interventional Radiology

  • One (1) visitor per patient
  • Visitor rotation is allowed

CDU

  • Due to Flu & RSV Restrictions, one (1) visitor per patient. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitors do not need to be designated by the patient
  • If there is more than one visitor, the most recent to arrive will be asked to leave the facility
  • Visiting hours: 6 AM – 9 PM

ER

Non COVID-19 Patients

  • One (1) visitor per patient
  • Children under the age of 13 are not allowed

COVID-19 Patients

  • One (1) visitor per stay, exceptions made on a case-by-case basis by clinical staff
  • Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is case dependent
  • Visitor restricted to patient room
  • Visitor will wait outside the ED if the patient is in a procedure area and will be transferred to an inpatient room. Admitting staff will notify the visitor of the inpatient room

ICU

Non COVID-19 Patients

  • Due to Flu & RSV Restrictions, one (1) visitor per patient
  • Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitors do not need to be designated by the patient
  • If there is more than one visitor, the most recent to arrive will be asked to leave the facility
  • Visiting hours: 9 AM- 9 PM

COVID-19 Patients

  • Two (2) visitors per patient per day
  • Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitor restricted to patient room
  • If a visitor leaves, the visitor cannot return until the next day
  • Visiting hours: 9 AM - 9 PM

Maternal Child Health

Non COVID-19 Patients

Labor & Delivery

  • Due to Flu & RSV Restrictions, one (1) visitor per patient. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitors do not need to be designated by the patient
  • If there is more than one visitor, the most recent to arrive will be asked to leave the facility
  • Visiting hours: 6 AM – 9 PM

Postpartum

  • Father or support person of the newborn may visit at any time
  • Due to Flu & RSV Restrictions, one (1) visitor per patient. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • The number of visitors may be adjusted at the bedside and will be determined at the discretion of the bedside nurse

COVID-19 Patients

  • One (1) visitor person per day and overnight
  • Visitor restricted to patient room
  • If visitor leaves, the visitor cannot return until the next day (exceptions considered by Charge Nurse)

Medical/Surgical

Non COVID-19 Patients

  • Due to Flu & RSV Restrictions, one (1) visitor per patient. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitors do not need to be designated by the patient
  • If there is more than one visitor, the most recent to arrive will be asked to leave the facility
  • Visiting hours: 6 AM – 9 PM

COVID-19 Patients

  • Two (2) visitors per patient per day
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitor restricted to patient room
  • If a visitor leaves, the visitor cannot return until the next day
  • Visiting hours: 9 AM - 9 PM

NICU

Non COVID-19 Patients

  • Due to Flu & RSV Restrictions, one (1) visitor per patient. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitors do not need to be designated by the patient
  • If there is more than one visitor, the most recent to arrive will be asked to leave the facility
  • Visiting hours: Parents are allowed at all hours, except during shift change from 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM and 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

COVID-19 Patients

  • One (1) parent or guardian
  • Visitation time will be arranged by RN

Pediatrics

Non COVID-19 Patients

  • Due to Flu & RSV Restrictions, one (1) visitor per patient.Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitors do not need to be designated by the patient
  • If there is more than one visitor, the most recent to arrive will be asked to leave the facility
  • Visiting hours: 6 AM – 9 PM

COVID-19 Patients

  • Two (2) visitors per day and one (1) overnight stay
  • Follow Med/Surg and ICU/Tele guidelines

Surgery

Non COVID-19 Patients

  • Preoperative or recovery room: One (1) visitor per patient.Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Waiting area: Due to Flu & RSV Restrictions, one (1) visitor per patient. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • During surgery: Visitor will be asked to leave the facility and one visitor will be allowed to return to the recovery area to receive discharge instructions
  • Visitor rotation is allowed

COVID-19 Patients

  • Inpatients: Visitors will wait in the patient’s room
  • Outpatient PUI or confirmed patients will not be scheduled for procedures

Telemetry

Non COVID-19 Patients

  • Due to Flu & RSV Restrictions, one (1) visitor per patient. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitors do not need to be designated by the patient
  • If there is more than one visitor, the most recent to arrive will be asked to leave the facility
  • Visiting hours: 6 AM – 9 PM

COVID-19 Patients

  • Two (2) visitors per patient per day
  • Visitor rotation is allowed
  • Visitor restricted to patient room
  • If a visitor leaves, the visitor cannot return until the next day
  • Visiting hours: 9 AM - 9 PM

Outpatient Locations

Visitors will be allowed in the following outpatient locations based on ability to maintain safe social distancing and the availability of waiting space. As a visitor, you may be asked to wait outside of the outpatient location or in your vehicle until space is available in the waiting room and/or the patient you are accompanying is ready to be seen by a medical provider.

  • Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Sierra View Medical Office Building
    • Academic Health Center
    • Imaging Services
    • Breastfeeding Resource Center
    • Outpatient Lab
  • Urology Clinic
  • Wound Healing Center
  • Physical Therapy
  • Roger S. Good Cancer Treatment Center