Wheeling Hospital Further Eases Visitor Restrictions
February 17, 2021
WHEELING, WV – As of Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, visitation restrictions at Wheeling Hospital due to COVID-19 are further eased. Hours have been increased and visitors will now allowed in the cafeteria and Gift Shop.
Also, the Tower 1 entrance and exit will reopen from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to accommodate those with scheduled physician and outpatient appointments.
Visitation hours are now 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to ICU, CVSD, IMU, Oncology, floors 4 and 5 in the main hospital, and floor 4 of Tower 5. Only 1 visitor per patient per day is permitted, but they are not required to remain in the patient’s room during the entire visit.
There is no visitation to floors 2 and 5 of Tower 5. Other visits will be handled on case-by-case basis.
Guidelines for visitation for Labor and Delivery and Pediatrics remain the same:
• in Labor and Delivery (one visitor al per patient per day); and Pediatrics (two visitors per patient per day to allow mother and father to visit).
Visitors must enter and exit through the Main Entrance. They will be screened and required to wear masks. Social distancing must be observed.
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