St. Luke's in Duluth announced Friday it is limiting visitors to patients beginning Saturday.
Patients with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 may not have any visitors until the patient is no longer contagious. Exceptions include one adult support person during labor and delivery, two parents or guardians of pediatric patients and up to two visitors at a time, with a limit of four per day, for end-of-life visitation.
Inpatients without COVID-19 may have one adult visitor per day. This includes patients in the emergency department, surgical and procedural care and 8 West/inpatient rehab. One support person may accompany labor and delivery patients. Pediatric patients may have up to two parents or guardians visit.
Critically unstable patients may have up to two visitors per day. Up to two visitors at a time can visit a patient in end-of-life care, with up to four visitors per day. Minors are allowed to visit if accompanied by an adult. Clergy or spiritual leaders may visit inpatients, and St. Luke’s chaplains are also available to support patients and families.
Adult clinic and outpatients may have one visitor per appointment, and pediatric patients can have up to two parents or guardians per appointment.
All St. Luke's visitors are required to to have no COVID-19 symptoms, pending tests, or a positive test or close contact in the past 14 days. Face masks must be worn at all times during the visit. For more information about St. Luke's visitor policy, visit slhduluth.com/visitors.