KANSAS CITY , Mo. — HCA Midwest Health will restrict access at its facilities to protect patients, doctors, nurses and other hospital staff.
The new rules begin Tuesday, according to a news release from the company.
HCA Midwest Health will restrict all non-essential visitors.
They will allow the following:
- One dedicated parent/caregiver for pediatric or mentally disabled patients who cannot be left alone.
- One dedicated partner for active labor/delivery patients during delivery only.
- One dedicated caregiver/driver for outpatient surgery patients.
- One dedicated family member for end-of-life care.
Anyone who is granted an exception and tests positive for coronavirus will not be allowed in any hospitals.