Visiting Hours & Guidelines

Revised Temporary Policy

To protect our patients, visitors and staff, the following visitation guidelines are in place:

Hospitals

  • One visitor is allowed, per patient, per block of visiting hours (no visitors for COVID-19 patients). There are two blocks of visiting hours from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 5 – 7:30 p.m.
  • One visitor is allowed to accompany surgery or procedure patients to the pre-operative area. During the procedure, visitors may wait in the following areas:
    • Adventist Health Hanford: Front entrance lobby
    • Adventist Health Selma: Surgery waiting rooms
    • Adventist Health Reedley: Front entrance lobby
    • Adventist Health Tulare: Surgery waiting rooms or front entrance lobby
  • No visitors are allowed in the Emergency department with the following exceptions:
    • One support person may accompany Emergency patients with cognitive or physical disabilities, those who are elderly or who require a translator.
    • Pediatric patients must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Up to two support persons are allowed in Labor and Delivery. Labor and Delivery patients who have COVID-19 may have one asymptomatic support person, who must remain in the patient room for the entirety of the patient stay.
  • Up to two visitors may be present with an End of Life patient.
  • Up to two visitors may be present with a patient who has a disability or cognitive impairment.

Medical offices and other outpatient facilities

No visitors are currently allowed, with the exception of a caregiver, support person or a guardian accompanying a minor.

Guidelines

  • Visitors must be prepared for staff to ask about their status and recent travel history.
  • Visitors must agree to a temperature screening and wear a face covering/mask. Those who decline to comply will not be allowed inside the facility.
  • Visitors must remain in patient rooms and other designated waiting areas.
  • Visitors must wash their hands or use hand gel before and after visiting a patient.

We appreciate your cooperation. Thank you for your help in protecting our patients, staff and communities.