FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020

 

WATERBURY HOSPITAL CLOSED TO VISITORS

Effective, Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 8 pm. Waterbury Hospital is closed to visitors with the following exemptions:

Compassionate Care visits

One support person in Family Birthing Center

One parent accompanying a minor child

One support person of patient with disability-related needs

 

The policy change comes as the number of COVID-19 positive patients in the hospital continues to increase and hospital officials are being proactive in protecting patients and colleagues.

The hospital continues to test all patients and follows strict guidelines for screening of all employees.

Outpatient testing to patient and the community is offered six days a week at its drive through Coronavirus Sampling Station, 68 Robbins Street, Monday – Saturday, 7 am to 1 pm.

For more information about Coronavirus, hospital preparedness and visitor restrictions, please visit: https://www.waterburyhospital.org/coronavirus/.

About Waterbury HEALTH

Waterbury HEALTH, which includes Waterbury Hospital, Alliance Medical Group, Cardiology Associates of Greater Waterbury, VNA Health at Home and Access Rehab Centers, Greater Waterbury Imaging Center, offers comprehensive healthcare services including primary care, emergency and acute care, and home healthcare. Serving Waterbury and 11 surrounding communities in Western Connecticut, Waterbury HEALTH is a member of Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., a national family of hospitals and healthcare networks.

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