As the fast-spreading COVID-19 Delta variant continues to affect our communities, Hospital Sisters Health System is working to control the spread by updating visitor policing at the following hospitals effective immediately: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay; HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital, Green Bay; HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, Green Bay; HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan; HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, Oconto Falls.
Visitors under 12 are not permitted, patients may have up to two visitors per day; However, the visitors must be the same two people each day; visitors may not rotate in and out, all patients nearing end-of-life will have special arrangements made on a case-by-case basis, patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 may not have visitors; the only exception to this is a pediatric patient and other special circumstances that will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
All visitors must continue to be screened for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure upon entering the facility. All visitors who are approved for entry into the hospital(s) must wear a facemask that always covers the nose and mouth; a face shield is not acceptable in place of a mask. Use hand sanitizer to clean hands upon entering the hospital, entering a patient room and prior to exiting a patient room and remain in patient room or in space designated by hospital colleague.