Baystate Health issues new visitor guidelines

Hampden County

Coronavirus Resources from the CDC

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Baystate Health is implementing additional visitor guidelines.

At Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, no visitors under the age of 18-years-old are allowed in the hospital, unless the visitor is a child or sibling of a patient.

COVID-19 negative patients are allowed one visitor at a time with the following new exceptions:

  • OB patients who are in labor and postpartum are allowed up to two visitors
  • Hospice patients are allowed up to two visitors
  • For hospital surgery and procedures no visitors are allowed

Visitation hours continue to be daily from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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