Northwest Medical Center remains committed to ensuring the safety of our patients and staff. As we continue to see a decrease in COVID-related admissions, we are excited to offer expanded visitation for our patients, effective Monday, September 20, 2021 at 6 a.m.:

  • Non-COVID/PUI patients are allowed one adult (16 years or older) visitor at a time between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. 
  • At this time, no visitors are permitted for COVID+/PUI patients.
  • All visitors must read and acknowledge understanding of our COVID-19 screening criteria at security, and must attest that they meet that criteria prior to being granted entry to our facility. These criteria include:
    • You do not have any symptoms of COVID–19, which include:
    • fever or chills
    • shortness of breath
    • muscle and/or body aches
    • new loss of taste and/or smell
    • sore throat
    • congestion and/or runny nose
    • nausea and/or vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • You have not been exposed to someone with known or suspected COVID-19 within the past 14 days.
    • Visitors who do not meet screening criteria will be asked to defer their visit.
  • One overnight visitor will only be allowed in the following circumstances:
    • The Emergency Department will allow one (1) adult visitor per patient.
    • Labor and Delivery patients may have one birth partner/patient advocate during the entirety of the labor encounter. Certified labor support individual may be permitted on a case by case basis.
    • Surgical patients may have one adult patient advocate pre- and post-procedure
  • Limited exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis. 

Northwest Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

As of September 20, 2021, all outpatient rehabilitation services have resumed normal operations.

We greatly appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this time. The health and safety of our patients and caregivers are always our top priority.

Circumstances may allow for specific exceptions to any visitation restrictions described on this webpage. Those circumstances include religious visitation as well as a designated support person for a patient with a disability to provide assistance with communication or other necessary components of the patient's treatment. All persons entering under an exception remain subject to appropriate infection control protocols.