The following is a press release from Adventist Health:
As omicron cases continue to decline throughout the county, Adventist Health announces new visitation guidelines at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley, Adventist Health Howard Memorial Hospital and Adventist Health Mendocino Coast.
Visitors are now allowed one visitor at a time, per patient, in the Medical-Surgical and Intensive Care Units. The emergency department and all other outpatient services such as lab services, imaging, clinics, and medical offices will maintain limited access and visitors are encouraged to wait outside.
- Show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses of mRNA vaccine plus Booster OR 1 dose of J&J plus another Covid-19 vaccine) OR negative COVID-19 test within the last 48 hours if PCR test or last 24 hours if Antigen test OR show documentation of recovery from COVID-19 within the past 90 days.
- Complete COVID-19 symptom screening and be symptom free
- Wear a medical grade facemask that properly covers their mouth and nose while in the facility • Go directly to and from the patient’s room
All other COVID-19 precautions still apply and masks are required throughout the facility. Visitors will be allowed to enter the hospital from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley and Adventist Health Howard Memorial Hospital, and from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Adventist Health Mendocino Coast. Overnight visitation will not be permitted except for minors, and visitation for COVID-19 positive patients will not be permitted unless it is end-of-life.