With COVID-19 patients decreasing and half of the State of Illinois vaccinated, Memorial Health Systems announced on Friday that it will be easing visitor restrictions. The hospitals will now permit two visitors at a time for each adult inpatient between 8 AM and 8 PM, it will also allow one overnight visitor for each patient. No visitors will be permitted for patients being treated for COVID-19 or any that are being evaluated for the virus.
Preventive Measures are still being followed at the five Memorial Hospitals. Masks will still be required. Visitors will continue to check in at the entrance to answer questions. Social distancing, especially in waiting rooms is extremely important, and care will be taken around COVID-19 patients.
In all, 11 COVID-19 patients were in Memorial Health System Hospitals as of June 4th. 6 of those were in intensive care. That is a decrease from a high of 173 patients back in November of 2020. If you have questions, please contact any of the 5 Memorial Health System Hospitals.