Bluefield Regional Medical Center begins new visitation guidelines

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BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – Bluefield Regional Medical Center has implemented visitor rules and restrictions to further enhance their ability to keep patients and staff safe.

NO VISITORS will be allowed with the following exceptions:
-Laboring mothers are allowed one (1) designated adult visitor
during their stay.

-Patients at or approaching “End of Life” are allowed one (1)
designated adult visitor during their stay.

-Pediatric patients are allowed one (1) designated adult guardian
during their stay.

For those visitors that are allowed, be prepared for the following:
-Visitors must have their temperatures taken at the entrance before
entry to the hospital can be granted.
-Visitors without a fever (100 degrees Fahrenheit or below) may visit
their loved one.
-Visitors will need to obtain a visitor pass at the entrance screening.
-Social distancing should be maintained at all times, including while
with the patient. If social distancing is not maintained, visitors may
be asked to leave.

All visitors must meet screening criteria to ensure they are not ill or
experiencing symptoms when entering the facility. To help
supplement visitor needs please consider programs like FaceTime,
Skype, etc., for your loved ones.

Additional visitors will not be permitted in the lobby or waiting area.

Thank you for your understanding