JAMESTOWN – UPMC Chautauqua Hospital announced changes to their visitation policy Wednesday to temporarily ban all non-medical necessary visitation effective immediately amid the current Coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement, officials said only visitors who are “essential to the care of the patient” will be allowed visitation access into the hospital.
Any visitors meeting these exceptions will be screened for symptoms relating to the COVID-19 virus which include coughing, shortness of breath, or a fever.
Any visits that meet this requirement should be kept brief.
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