Driscoll updates visitation policy

To ensure the health and safety of its patients, families, employees, physicians and community, Driscoll Children’s Hospital has updated its visitation policy for both its hospital and clinic patients.

Effective Sept. 14, 2020, two (2) adult primary caregivers will be allowed per in-patient and hospital patient. Driscoll prefers to have the same two (2) primary caregivers for the duration of a child’s stay.

Only one (1) adult primary caregiver will be allowed for clinics, labs and outpatient facilities.

If during your child’s hospitalization you develop symptoms of a respiratory infection (cough, fever, shortness of breath), contact your child’s nurse immediately. If during your child’s hospitalization you have contact with a person that is Covid-19 positive or a Person Under Investigation (PUI) for Covid-19, contact your child’s nurse immediately.

If you have been given a white or pink band during the screening process, you will be restricted to your child’s room. We will work with you to provide necessary accommodations to include meal delivery.

Driscoll appreciates your understanding and cooperation as we continue to work to enhance an environment that keeps us all safe.

Please contact the Patient Relations Department if you have any questions or concerns at (361) 694-4035.

Driscoll will continue to monitor Covid-19 numbers in our communities. If numbers change, we will adjust our caregiver numbers per patient accordingly.