Visitor Guidelines

 For the safety of our patients and staff, WNJ has adopted the following guidelines for visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Guidelines for Visitors:

· Visitors will not be permitted for patients who have confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

· All visitors must sign-in at the Main Entrance screening desk where they will be screened for symptoms and provided a sticker with the date and patient location to be worn daily.

· Visitors must bring their own face mask and it must be worn throughout the duration of their visit.

· Visitors under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

· Visiting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 pm.

· All approved visitors must follow proper infection prevention practices, including masking, hand washing/sanitizing and physical distancing.

 

Unit Guidelines:

· Emergency Room - limited to 2 visitors at a time after initial exam, except for pediatric patients who may receive two at all times.

· Intensive Care Unit - limited to 2 visitors at a time.

· Maternity/L&D - limited to 2 visitors during labor and delivery.

· Surgery & Procedures-2 visitors per patient to assist; the surgical team will instruct visitors on an appropriate place to wait during surgery.