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COVID-19 Information and Visitor Restrictions

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Riverview Health Press Release

Riverview Health Issues Updated Visitor Restrictions

March 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT
Brandy Hill
Director of Marketing and PR
Riverview Health
317.776.7449
bhill@riverview.org

Noblesville—As flu season peaks and as a precaution against COVID-19 (also known as “coronavirus”), Riverview Health is taking added measures to protect patients, families, staff members and the community from unnecessary exposure to these viruses. Effective Saturday, March 14, Riverview Health is implementing these temporary visitation restrictions:

  • No visitors with influenza-like illness, fever or cough.
  • No visitors under the age of 16, unless special arrangements are made.
  • Only one visitor per patient at a time, and visitors may only be immediate family, partner or significant other.
  • Maternity patients are limited to only one identified support person and no other visitors, regardless of relationship.
  • No visitors entering the hospital just to use the cafeteria, purchase coffee, etc.

In addition to these visitor restrictions, we are canceling all public seminars and support groups until further notice. As we work to provide a safe environment for our patients, staff and community, we apologize for any inconvenience these visitation restrictions may cause. We will continue to monitor conditions and remove the restrictions as soon as it is safe to do so.

About Riverview Health

Riverview Health is comprised of a full-service, 156-bed hospital in Noblesville and a hospital in Westfield with 16 beds. Also included are 23 primary, immediate and specialty-care facilities in Hamilton County. Riverview Health provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in more than 35 healthcare specialties and has been frequently recognized for its clinical and service excellence. National achievements include Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery award (2019) and Outstanding Patient Experience award (2017-2018). Leapfrog Group awarded Riverview Health an A grade—the highest grade possible—for patient safety in 2017. As one of the largest employers in Hamilton County, Riverview Health recently received the Five-Star AchieveWELL Award through the Wellness Council of Indiana and was honored at the 2017 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit.

Media Contact

Christin Barber
Marketing/Communications Coordinator
Riverview Health
317.776.7235
cbarber@riverview.org