LRMC Updates Visitation Policies As COVID Cases Tick Up


The visitation policy at Logan Regional Medical Center is undergoing some changes due to increased COVID-19 cases.


The hospital made that announcement Monday, saying the policy was effective as of then.

It includes the following stipulations:


- There will be one visitor per patient permitted in the Emergency Department.


- There will be one visitor allowed to accompany Surgery and Endoscopy patients.


- There will be one visitor per patient permitted from 12pm-6pm for inpatient visitation.


- OB patients can have two support persons.


- Pediatric patients can have two parents/guardians.


- Inpatient Rehab there will be one visitor per patient permitted from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.


- ICU/CCU Critical Care Units visiting hours will remain the same, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., with two visitors per patient.


- Physician Practice offices patients can have one support person accompany them.


The hospital also posted these visitation reminders:


- Visitors will be screened before being permitted to enter the hospital or physician office.


- Visitors must wear an appropriate mask while in the facility.


- Visitors must not congregate in waiting room areas and must maintain social distancing.


- Visitors should wash their hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or apply hand sanitizer upon entry and departure from patient rooms and the facility.



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