Visiting

Driscoll Children’s Hospital
Updated Visitation Policy

Effective September 25, 2020

Dear Parent,

To ensure the health and safety
of our patients, families, employees, physicians and community, Driscoll
Children’s Hospital has updated our visitation policy for both our hospital and
clinic patients.

Effective Sept. 25, 2020, two
(2) adult primary caregivers will be allowed per patient in the Emergency
Department, Day Surgery and inpatient care areas of Driscoll Children’s
Hospital; we prefer to have the same two (2) primary caregivers for the duration
of your child’s stay. Only one (1) adult primary caregiver will be allowed for
Driscoll outpatient clinics, lab and radiology.

If during your child’s
hospitalization you develop symptoms of a respiratory infection (cough, fever,
shortness of breath) contact your child’s nurse immediately. If during your
child’s hospitalization you have contact with a person that is Covid-19
positive or a Person Under Investigation (PUI) for Covid-19, contact your
child’s nurse immediately.

If you have been given a white
or pink band during the screening process, you will be restricted to your
child’s room. We will work with you to provide necessary accommodations to
include meal delivery.

We appreciate your understanding
and cooperation as we continue to work to enhance an environment that keeps us
all safe.

Please contact the Patient
Relations Department if you have any questions or concerns at (361) 694-4035.

We
will continue to monitor Covid-19 numbers in our communities. If numbers
change, we will adjust our caregiver numbers per patient accordingly.