Visitation Guidelines

MarinHealth Medical Center – Patient Visitation
LEVEL 1

Patient Population Visitors / Caregivers Notes
Emergency Department
  • Adult Patients:
    2 healthy visitors
  • Pediatric Patients:
    2 healthy visitors

If the waiting room is full, visitors may be asked to wait outside or in another hospital visitor lounge until the patient is roomed.

Adult Inpatient
(Cardiac, ICU, PMC, Medical & Surgical)

  • Visitors per day:
    No maximum
  • Visitors at bedside:
    2 at a time
  • Overnight visitor: Maximum 1 person, if pre-approved by the unit
Overnight visitors are not permitted in double rooms, or in acute critical care units, unless there are extenuating circumstances
Pediatric Inpatient
  • Visitors per day:
    No maximum
  • Visitors at bedside:
    2 at a time
  • Overnight:
    1 parent/guardian
Outpatient Services (Radiology, Surgery, Lab, Antepartum Testing, Outpatient Infusion, Lactation, etc.)

Visitors per day:
No Maximum (must wait in designated visitor lounges, unless invited back by staff)

Lactation allowed 1 support person in the room
Maternity
(Labor & Delivery / Post-Partum)
  • Visitors per day:
    No maximum
  • During labor: Determined by patient & care team
  • Overnight (after labor): 1 support person (no children)
The number of visitors may be limited at any time by the patient or care team, to allow mom and baby to rest
NICU
  • Visitors per day:
    No maximum
  • Visitors at bedside: 2 at a time
  • Overnight: 2 parents/guardians
OB ED Triage 1 support person allowed in the triage room Additional visitors must wait in designated visitor lounges
Behavioral Health
(Inpatient Unit)
2 healthy visitors The Behavioral Health unit has specific visiting times (and no overnight visitors) – please contact unit directly
Creekside Café No Restrictions

Exceptions will only be made for urgent/necessary/legal visitation (ex: End of Life) and must be approved by the unit manager/director or Administrative Nursing Supervisor (ANS)

MarinHealth Medical Center – Patient Visitation
LEVEL 2A

Patient Population Visitors / Caregivers Notes
Emergency Department
  • Adult Patients:
    1 healthy visitor
  • Pediatric Patients:
    2 healthy visitors
    (Parents / Guardians)

If waiting room is full, visitors may be asked to wait outside or in another hospital visitor lounge

Adult Inpatient
(Cardiac, ICU, PMC, Medical & Surgical)

  • 2 healthy visitors per day (In double rooms: 1 visitor per patient when both patients have visitors)
  • No overnight visitors: Only allowed under extenuating circumstances
Limited Visiting Hours:
8:00am to 10:00pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays
Pediatric Inpatient
  • 2 healthy visitors per day
  • Overnight: 1 parent/guardian
Limited Visiting Hours:
8:00am to 10:00pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays
Outpatient Services (Radiology, Surgery, Lab, Antepartum Testing, Outpatient Infusion, Lactation, etc.) 2 healthy visitors (must wait in designated visitor lounges, unless invited back by staff) Lactation allowed 1 support person in the room
Maternity
(Labor & Delivery / Post-Partum)
  • 2 healthy visitors per day (includes the father / partner / support person)
  • During labor: 2 support people + 1 pre-approved doula
  • Overnight (after labor): 1 support person (no children)
Limited Visiting Hours:
8:00am to 10:00pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays

All siblings of a new baby (from same household) are allowed to visit. Example: Grandma can bring in the baby’s brother and sister at the same time

NICU 2 parents / guardians allowed 24/7
OB ED Triage 1 support person allowed in the triage room (and 1 in visitor lounge)
Behavioral Health
(Inpatient Unit)
No visitors
Creekside Café No Restrictions Note: may convert to grab-n-go (follow posted signs)

Exceptions will only be made for urgent/necessary/legal visitation (ex: End of Life) and must be approved by the unit manager/director or Administrative Nursing Supervisor (ANS)

MarinHealth Medical Center – Patient Visitation
LEVEL 2B

Patient Population Visitors / Caregivers Notes
Emergency Department

1 healthy visitor in the exam room only. No visitors in waiting room (must wait outside)

Pediatrics allowed 1 visitor in waiting room (and some patients with specific caregiving needs)

Adult Inpatient
(Cardiac, ICU, PMC, Medical & Surgical)

  • 2 healthy visitors per day (In double rooms: 1 visitor per patient when both patients have visitors)
  • No overnight visitors (Only allowed under extenuating circumstances)
Limited Visiting Hours:
8:00am to 10:00pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays
Pediatric Inpatient
  • 2 healthy visitors per day
  • Overnight: 1 parent/guardian
Limited Visiting Hours:
8:00am to 10:00pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays
Outpatient Services (Radiology, Surgery, Lab, Antepartum Testing, Outpatient Infusion, Lactation, etc.) 2 healthy visitors (must wait in designated visitor lounges, unless invited back by staff) Lactation allowed 1 support person in the room
Maternity
(Labor & Delivery / Post-Partum)
  • 2 healthy visitors per day (includes the father / partner / support person)
  • During labor: 2 support people + 1 pre-approved doula
  • Overnight (after labor): 1 support person (no children)
Limited Visiting Hours:
8:00am to 10:00pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays
NICU 2 parents / guardians allowed 24/7
OB ED Triage 1 support person allowed in the triage room (and 1 in visitor lounge)
Behavioral Health
(Inpatient Unit)
No visitors
Creekside Café No Restrictions Note: may convert to grab-n-go (follow posted signs)

Exceptions will only be made for urgent/necessary/legal visitation (ex: End of Life) and must be approved by the unit manager/director or Administrative Nursing Supervisor (ANS)

MarinHealth Medical Center – Patient Visitation
LEVEL 3A

Patient Population Visitors / Caregivers Notes
Emergency Department

1 healthy visitor in the exam room only. No visitors in waiting room (must wait outside)

Patients with specific caregiving needs may be permitted a visitor in the waiting room (if necessary)

Adult Inpatient
(Cardiac, ICU, PMC, Medical & Surgical)

  • 1 healthy visitor per day
    (In double rooms: 1 visitor in the room at a time - please trade off)
  • No overnight visitors
Limited Visiting Hours:
9:00am to 9:00pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays
Pediatric Inpatient
  • 2 parents / guardians (on visitor list for duration of hospitalization)
  • Overnight: 1 parent / guardian
Limited Visiting Hours:
9:00am to 9:00pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays
Outpatient Services (Radiology, Surgery, Lab, Antepartum Testing, Outpatient Infusion, Lactation, etc.) 1 healthy visitor (must wait in designated visitor lounges, unless invited back by staff) Lactation allowed 1 support person in the room
Maternity
(Labor & Delivery / Post-Partum)

1 support person allowed 24/7 + 1 pre-approved doula during labor (only)

NICU 2 parents / guardians allowed 24/7
OB ED Triage 1 support person allowed in the triage room
Behavioral Health
(Inpatient Unit)
No visitors
Creekside Café Grab-n-Go food only Staff may eat in the Café
(note: follow posted signs)

MarinHealth Medical Center – Patient Visitation
LEVEL 3B

Patient Population Visitors / Caregivers Notes
Emergency Department

No visitors

Exception: Pediatric patients allowed 1 parent/guardian.

Patients with specific caregiving needs may be permitted a visitor in the waiting room (if necessary)

Adult Inpatient
(Cardiac, ICU, PMC, Medical & Surgical)

  • 1 healthy visitor per day
    (In double rooms: 1 visitor in the room at a time - please trade off)
  • No overnight visitors
Limited Visiting Hours:
9am to 9pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays
Pediatric Inpatient
  • 2 parents / guardians (on visitor list for duration of hospitalization)
  • Overnight: 1 parent / guardian
Limited Visiting Hours:
9am to 9pm

Visitors must enter hospital before Main Lobby closes: 7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00pm Weekend/Holidays
Outpatient Services (Radiology, Surgery, Lab, Antepartum Testing, Outpatient Infusion, Lactation, etc.) 1 healthy visitor (must wait in designated visitor lounges, unless invited back by staff) Lactation allowed 1 support person in the room
Maternity
(Labor & Delivery / Post-Partum)

1 support person allowed 24/7 + 1 pre-approved doula during labor (only)

NICU 2 parents / guardians allowed 24/7
OB ED Triage 1 support person allowed in the triage room
Behavioral Health
(Inpatient Unit)
No visitors
Creekside Café Grab-n-Go food only Staff may eat in the Café
(note: follow posted signs)

MarinHealth Medical Center – Patient Visitation
LEVEL 4

Patient Population Visitors / Caregivers Notes
Emergency Department
  • Adult patients: No visitors
  • Pediatric patients: 1 parent/guardian

Visitors allowed only for patients with specific caregiving needs.

Adult Inpatient
(Cardiac, ICU, PMC, Medical & Surgical)

No visitors

Necessary visitation granted by exception (by Unit Manager/Director or ANS). Example: End-of-Life
Pediatric Inpatient

1 parent / guardian allowed 24/7 (2 parents / guardians can switch out)

Parents / guardians can switch 2x per day in the hospital lobby
Outpatient Services
(Radiology, Surgery, Lab, Antepartum Testing, Outpatient Infusion, Lactation, etc.)
No visitors

An escort may be granted for elderly/disabled patients

Exception: Lactation may be allowed 1 support person
Maternity
(Labor & Delivery / Post-Partum)

1 support person allowed 24/7 + 1 pre-approved doula during labor (only)

Visitors allowed to switch every 24 hours if needed

Note: Doulas may be suspended at any time during surges
NICU 2 parents / guardians allowed 24/7
OB ED Triage 1 support person May be asked to wait in the visitor lounge
Behavioral Health
(Inpatient Unit)
No visitors
Creekside Café Grab-n-Go food only Staff may eat in the Café
(note: at any time, may convert to grab-n-go for all)