Effective June 13, 2022
Thank you for allowing El Camino Health to care for you and your loved ones. As we continue to operate our healthcare system during the COVID-19 pandemic, safety remains our highest priority.
For the safety of our patients, visitors and staff, the California Department of Public Health requires all visitors to provide one of the following:
- Proof of a COVID-19 vaccination series completed at least two weeks prior to visit
- Proof of a negative COVID-19 test (home tests are not permitted), which may include:
- An antigen test completed within 24 hours prior to visit, or
- A PCR test completed within 48 hours prior to visit
Visitors must wear a hospital-provided mask at all times, physically distance from all persons and limit visits to the patient room only. Visitors are not permitted elsewhere in the facility, including the cafeteria, or to linger in hallways.
|All visitors will be screened and must follow entry requirements below:|
|Visitor Screening Process:||Entry Requirements:|
If yes to any question above, individual may not enter.
|Visiting Hours and Guidelines by Department: All visitors / support persons must be screened and follow entry requirements.|
|Inpatient Units||8 a.m. – 7 p.m.||Two (2) support persons per day|
|Pediatrics||Open hours||Two (2) support persons per day|
|Labor & Delivery||Open hours||One (1) support person allowed per hospitalization.|
|Maternity||10 a.m. – 8 p.m.||Two (2) support persons allowed per hospitalization.|
|NICU||Open hours||Banded parent(s) allowed|
|Surgery Departments||Open hours||Two (2) support persons allowed (One in Los Gatos)|
|Emergency Department||Open hours||Two (2) support persons allowed, must be 18+ years of age|
|El Camino Health Outpatient Services||During scheduled appointment||One (1) support person during appointment time|
|Mental Health Inpatient||11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
|One (1) support person allowed|
|Mental Health Outpatient||During appointment time||One (1) support person for adult patient, two (2) for minors during appointment time|
|Cancer Center||During scheduled appointment||Patients will receive instructions from cancer center staff prior to their scheduled visit.|
|Inpatient Rehab||10 a.m. – 6 p.m.||One (1) support person allowed|
|Exception to Visitor Guidelines Include: (all visitors / support persons must be screened and follow entry requirements):|
|End of Life||Open hours with Assistant Hospital Manager guidance||Three (3) support persons per day|
|COVID-19 + (Positive Patients)||No visitors allowed. Ask nurse for accommodations regarding virtual visits.|
We value you and the trust you have placed in us to keep our patients, families and staff safe. Thank you for your cooperation.