Mercy Regional Medical Center-Updated Visitor Policy

MRMC strives to provide high quality care for our patients, visitors, employees, and community. In response to the governor’s movement into Phase-3, we announce we have updated our restricted visitor policy effective: 7am on Tuesday, September 15th

Visitation Hours for ICU: 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM & 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Visitation Hours Inpatient Rehab: 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM (ONLY)

Our visitation policy, while following CDC guidelines related to COVID are:

  • NON-Covid Patients:
    • ED- 1 unique, asymptomatic visitor per patient (May be limited if emergency situations arise)
    • Inpatients- 1 unique, asymptomatic visitor for duration of stay.
    • Pediatric Patients- 2 unique, asymptomatic visitors for duration of stay.
    • ICU- 1 unique, asymptomatic visitor per patient during ICU visiting hours (May be limited if emergency situations arise)
    • Surgery 1 unique, asymptomatic visitor per patient pre/post-surgery until 8 p.m.
    • Outpatients- 1 unique, asymptomatic visitor
    • Physician’s Offices- Based on each individual office policy. (MDs will be asked to communicate their policy to their patients prior to office visit)
  • COVID + Patients:
    • No Visitors Allowed for known or Suspected COVID positive patients, except:
      • Pediatric Patients-Parent/Guardian – 1 healthy parent/guardian per patient
      • Mentally/Physically Handicapped Patients- 1 healthy caregiver per patient
      • Critically Ill Patient / End of Life Care – 1 healthy spouse / family member

** Contact Department Manager/House Supervisor for Approval**

* Unique visitor means one visitor that cannot be changed/rotated/substituted-MUST BE ASYMPTOMATIC

* Visitors may or may not be able to wait in waiting areas due to social distancing limitations. Visitor should leave contact information if waiting in vehicle*

**All visitors will be screened daily. Visitors must be asymptomatic and wear a mask at all times. To conserve supplies, visitors must bring a mask from home.

The Entrances listed below have staffed screeners available to screen all visitors, patients, and employees:

  • ER entrance is open 24 hours a day
  • Main lobby is open between 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our patients/ visitors/ employees, but your safety is our # 1 priority! Thank you for your support and understanding during this time.