Rutland Hospital restricts visits to patients - Rutland Herald

Fearing the ‘double-whammy’ of flu and Covid-19 transmission, a Rutland hospital will limit visitors to one “essential” person per patient - with some exceptions.

"As of Nov. 2, the hospital administration will limit visitation to one “essential support person” per patient, whether the patient is coming to the hospital for a test or procedure, staying in the hospital to recover or getting treatment in the emergency department. There will be some exceptions. For instance, parents or legal guardians will be included as an emergency support person, or ESP, for pediatric patients and two ESPs will be allowed for a patient receiving end-of-life care."

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-10-22 15:22:17 -0400