VISITATION POLICY

VISITATION POLICY UPDATE FOR INPATIENT UNITS ONLY 9/8/2021

For the safety of our patients and staff, Exeter Hospital is limiting visitors to one person per patient day. No visitors under the age of 18 are allowed. Exceptions will be made for pediatric and end of life.

At this time the Family Center is allowing only one support person and no visitors.


Hospital Visiting for Inpatients: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Special Care Units: 11:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Nurse Discretion)
Valet Parking Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.(Holidays - No Service)

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AS OF 7/2/2021 FOR OUTPATIENT AREAS ONLY, INCLUDING THE LAB, VISITATION IS AS FOLLOWS:

  • Patients are now permitted to have one person (visitor) accompany them to outpatient appointments.
  • More than one visitor may be allowed at discretion of the department or practice manager/administrator, depending on patient needs and workflow/space limitations.
  • All visitors must be screened for symptoms of COVID, and must wear a mask at all times while in any of our buildings.
  • Children age 2 and older who are able to wear a mask are allowed to accompany an adult to an outpatient visit. Children under two may accompany to appointments, however there are some tests that require only access for the patient and a young child may NOT be allowed access.
  • Patients/visitors will be allowed to wear their own surgical grade or N95 masks, however, cloth masks are still not allowed.
  • Exeter Hospital procedural and imaging departments will communicate directly with patients about the ability to have someone accompany them in the waiting area, due to limited space in some cases.


Exeter Hospital and Core PhysicianS' Leadership Statement Regarding Masking and School Reopening 8/16/2021