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The Memorial Health System announced Tuesday that it has updated its visitation restrictions at Marietta Memorial Hospital, Selby General Hospital and Sistersville.

Visits for COVID-19 positive patients are limited to one visitor per patient for a maximum of two hours, with exceptions for end-of-life care decisions.

Visits are open 24 hours a day, with the exception of Marietta Memorial Hospital Critical Care Areas: Critical Care, 4 North and 4 South. Visits to intensive care, 4 Horth and 4 South are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Providers reserve the authority to restrict ICU visits based on patient condition.

All visitors must be 12 years of age or older.

All inpatients may have two visitors and one may stay with the patient overnight if clinically supported. No overnight visitors are permitted in patient rooms for Critical Care Areas of Critical Care, 4 North and 4 South.

Patients in the Women’s and Newborn Unit can have two visitors at a time after birth. During labour, the patient may have at least one visitor.

Additional visitors during work are at the discretion of staff. Siblings under the age of 12 can visit the Women and Newborns Unit.

Selby General Hospital’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit has visits from 3-7pm Monday-Saturday and 12-7pm Sunday for those 18 and over only to allow therapy during the day .

For Physicians Care Express offsite locations and other clinics, patients may be accompanied up to two visitors to their appointment if they meet the above requirements.

Face masks should always be properly worn at all times in facilities, regardless of vaccination status. For more information on COVID-19 policies, visit mhsystem.org/coronavirus.



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