Important Information About Visitation Guidelines

at Monmouth Medical Center

Effective October 2, 2023 - Masking is required at all times for visitors when in the presence of patients in our hospital.

Visiting Patients

  • Adult Inpatient unit, visitation at bedside is limited to (2) visitors at a time during visiting hours 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Intensive Care Unit/Critical Care Unit visitation at bedside is limited to (2) visitors at a time during visiting hours 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Outpatients may be accompanied by (1) support person.

  • Same Day Surgery or Medical Day Stay patients can have (2) visitors accompany them to the surgical prep area. Pediatric surgical patients are limited to parents or guardians. (max of (2) people)

  • Non-COVID Emergency Department visitation at bedside is limited to (2) visitors at the bedside.

  • Visitors under 12 years of age will not be permitted. Visitors age 12 to 18 must be accompanied by an adult and are considered the 2nd visitor.

  • Maternity patient visitation at bedside is limited to (1) banded support person and/or (1) doula while in PP, with the addition of unlimited siblings, and (2) visitors at a time during visiting hours 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Non-COVID Labor & Delivery patient visitation at bedside is limited to (1) banded support person and/or (1) doula.
  • Antepartum patient visitation at bedside is limited to (1) banded support person with the addition of (2) visitors at a time during visiting hours 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • In Pediatrics, visitation at bedside is limited to parents and guardians (I) additional visitor and (1) banded parent or guardian must accompany any visitor. (limited to (3) people per visit).
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, visitation will be limited to parents or support persons. (1) banded parent or guardian must accompany any visitor with the addition of siblings. (limited to (3) people per visit).
  • Inpatient Behavioral Health visitation is restricted with limited exceptions.
Please note that additional visitors may not wait inside the hospital for their turn to visit the patient.

    As always, Monmouth Medical Center remains committed to the safety and health of all patients, families, visitors, physicians, nurses and staff.

    We thank you for your cooperation. Thank you for choosing Monmouth Medical Center.

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