Riverview Health announced that effective immediately no visitors will be allowed except for one dedicated support person in maternity, situations involving end-of-life care and pediatric patients. Those individuals in outpatient procedural areas will be allowed one visitor at a time to accompany them. Allowed visitors must not have any flu-like symptoms and must be immediate family, parent, spouse or significant other.
In addition, beginning Tuesday, March 17, Riverview Health will limit surgical cases on a case-by-case basis.
Riverview Health is comprised of a full-service, 156-bed hospital in Noblesville, a 16-bed hospital in Westfield, as well as freestanding combined ER and urgent care facilities. Also included are more than 25 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.