Goshen Health releases new visitor restrictions

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first_img WhatsApp By Brooklyne Beatty – July 9, 2020 0 524 Facebook Emergency room: one visitor during stayOutpatient surgery: one visitor during stayOutpatient services: one visitor if patient requires assistanceThe Birthplace: one support person for the entire stay, and if requested, one approved Doula; in the instance of a minor OB patient (under 18 years of age), one parent or guardian and the father of the baby will be allowed visitationGoshen Center for Cancer Care: one pre-arranged visitor if approved by a physicianOutpatient clinics: one visitor during appointment; two allowed for pediatric patientsThere are still no visitors allowed for COVID-19 positive patients, and those pending test results. Video or telephone communication may be utilized. Limited exceptions will be determined by the doctor and made for the following circumstances:The Birthplace: one support person for the entire stay, and if requested, one approved Doula; in the instance of a minor OB patient (under 18 years of age), one parent or guardian and the father of the baby will be allowed visitationEnd of life: two pre-arranged visitors and clergyAdditional changes include:No overnight visitors will be permitted in the hospital except for obstetrics and pediatricsFamily members and additional visitors should not gather inside the hospital, outside picnic tables may be utilizedPublic restrooms are not available to guests outside of the visiting policyVisitors may bring in food and are responsible for delivering to the patientNew visitor restrictions are also posted online at GoshenHealth.com/covid19. Pinterest Google+ Pinterest Twitter Goshen Health releases new visitor restrictions IndianaLocalNews WhatsApp Facebook (“stethoscope” by PROjasleen_kaur, CC BY-SA 2.0) Goshen Health has adjusted its visitor restrictions, effective immediately.There are requirements that all visitors must follow, no matter whom they are visiting:All patients and visitors will be screenedWearing a mask is required at all facilitiesVisitors must be 18 years of age or older and healthy (and not in quarantine)The biggest change comes as some visitors are now permitted for non-COVID-19 patients, but there are also requirements:Clergy: allowed to visitInpatient: two visitors each dayMonday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; weekends, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Proceed directly to patient room and exit promptly after visit to minimize time in other areas of the hospital Google+ TAGScoronavirusCOVID-19GoshenGoshen HealthIndianarestrictionsvisitor Twitter Previous articleSt. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office asking for videos of July 4th incidentNext articleFood Bank of Northern Indiana mobile food distribution schedule, July 13-17 Brooklyne Beattylast_img read more

Bank of England upbeat on UK recovery after vaccine rollout

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first_imgLONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has kept its key interest rates unchanged amid rising optimism over the British economy’s near-term prospects in the wake of the rapid rollout of coronavirus vaccines. The U.K.’s rapid rollout of coronavirus vaccines has improved the economic outlook and lowered expectations of another move imminently. The bank’s rate-setting committee said the economy is “projected to recover rapidly towards pre-COVID levels over 2021, as the vaccination programme is assumed to lead to an easing of COVID-related restrictions and people’s health concerns.” That reduces the need for more stimulus policies from the Bank of England in the short term.last_img read more