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Iberia Medical Center to return to Total Visitor Restrictions

Restrictions are effective July 2 at 8 p.m.
Iberia Medical Center.PNG
Posted at 4:04 PM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 17:14:10-04

Iberia Medical Center will return to total visitor restrictions effective Thursday, July 2, at 8 p.m. in response to the rapidly increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Region 4.

Total visitor restrictions at IMC are defined as follows:

NO visitors will be allowed to enter the Main or North Campus (exceptions below)
Laboring Moms - Spouse or Partner (No birthing coaches unless selected as your one partner)
Pediatric Patients - Two Parents or Guardians
End-of-Life Patients - Spouse/Partner or Adult Family Member. *Adult defined as 18 or older.
Surgery - One designated adult for surgical patient ( pre- and post-surgery)
Patients with cognitive, physical or mobility impairments -Spouse/ Partner or Adult Family Member
Emergency Department -One designated adult if patient is a minor or has cognitive or mobility impairments.

Additionally, screening stations remain in place at the consolidated entrances (Main Campus: medical office building and Emergency Department; North Campus: Registration). Masks/face coverings remain mandatory for anyone entering Main, North, and the medical office building.

"The health and safety of our patients, staff and physicians is our top priority. We appreciate the continued support and understanding from our community regarding these practices," states Dionne Viator, Iberia Medical Center CEO.

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