We are happy to welcome visitors to Montefiore. Our current visitation guidelines are as follows:
All patients may have one visitor per day during the visitation hours of 12pm–7pm daily. The only visitors allowed during other times are those qualifying for exceptions: pediatrics, labor and delivery, end-of-life situations, patients being discharged and those with cognitive or developmental impairments.
Pediatric patients may have one parent/guardian at the bedside at all times in addition to one visitor during the visitation hours of 12pm-7pm.
Visitors are strictly prohibited from the Emergency Department.
Visitors must be over 12 years of age.
Visitors are asked to speak to a unit staff member before entering a patient room and to follow all staff instructions.
Patients who are scheduled for ambulatory procedures may each have one support person assist them.
Visitors will be screened in the lobby for temperature, symptoms and exposure and asked to leave if they display symptoms.
Visitors must wear a face mask upon entry to the lobby and throughout their time in the hospital. If visiting a patient that is COVID+, the visitor must also wear a gown, gloves and eye protection while in the room with the patient.
Visitors must remain in the patient’s room.
Visitors must practice rigorous hand hygiene.
Visitors who do not adhere to the above guidelines will be asked to leave.