Spencer Hospital Visitation Restrictions Due to COVID-19

posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 in COVID-19

Visitor Restrictions at Spencer Hospital (Masks Required) - Updated May 28, 2021

To protect our patients, families, healthcare workers and community during the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus-19) and to prevent further spread of the disease, visitor restrictions are listed below. All patients and permitted visitors who enter the hospital or any of the clinics MUST bring and wear a mask, covering nose and mouth. 

General Visitor Guidelines: 

Two visitors per patient at a time, within the facility for both inpatients and outpatients. Visitors may leave and be replaced with two more unique visitors. Must be 12 years or older. Clergy may be one of the two visitors, at the discretion of the patient or family.  

Specific Visitor Restrictions: 

  • No visitors for patients with COVID-19 diagnosis unless receiving end-of-life care.
  • Behavioral Health: Two visitors; by appointment only. Visitors must be 18 or older. 
  • Abben Cancer Center: One visitor may accompany patient to appointment with physician. No visitors permitted at this time in treatment areas.  
  • Patients receiving end-of-life care (as determined by physician): May have additional visitors at the discretion of the patient and care team. 
  • Warner Dialysis Centers: For the safety of our patients receiving dialysis treatment, no visitors are permitted at the Spencer or Spirit Lake Centers.