Limited visitor restrictions in place at Banner Health

Restrictions to go into effect 7 a.m. March 19 at all hospitals

Independent Newsmedia
Posted 3/17/20

To create a safe and secure environment for patients and health care workers during the COVID-19 outbreak, visitors will no longer be allowed in Banner hospitals starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, March …

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Limited visitor restrictions in place at Banner Health

Restrictions to go into effect 7 a.m. March 19 at all hospitals

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To create a safe and secure environment for patients and health care workers during the COVID-19 outbreak, visitors will no longer be allowed in Banner hospitals starting 7 a.m. Thursday, March 19, according to a release.

"We understand this will be challenging, but we’re committed to take the necessary precautions to protect our patients, health care workers and the community," according to the release.

There are two exceptions to the visitor restriction:

  • Pediatric patients under 18 may have one adult visitor with them
  • Laboring mothers may have one support person with them

Officials highly encourage phone calls, FaceTime or video chats to stay in touch with any family in the hospital during this time.

Additional information and resources:

  • Visit Banner Health’s COVID-19 webpage for the more information about COVID-19 and changes at Banner Health due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Banner Health also has an online symptom checker for those who are concered about their symptoms.

Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health is in six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.

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