To ensure the safety of patients and caregivers, Both the Liberty Dayton Regional Hospital and at Houston Methodist - Baytown Hospital has implemented nearly the same revised visitation policy that NO LONGER PERMITS visitors. We are told at the Liberty Dayton Hospital and at all of Houston Methodist facilities – those do allow for compassionate exceptions to be made for visitors over the age of 18 in certain situations. Here is how the new visitation policy is worded.
•First of all at all the Houston Methodist facilities for Maternity, postpartum and NICU patients: Only one healthy partner/parent is permitted.
•at Liberty Dayton Regional Hospital and at Houston Methodist – Baytown Hospital for Disabled patients only One healthy visitor is permitted.
•For Critical condition patients: One healthy visitor is allowed in this newly revised policy.
•For End-of-life patients: Two healthy visitors are permitted at a time
•and for Discharged patients: One healthy visitor is allowed to assist.
For Liberty Dayton Regional Hospital and for Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital patients are admitted to the emergency department for COVID-19 evaluation. However, or those who have tested positive for the virus none of them at either hospital will be permitted to have visitors. Patients are encouraged to utilize electronic communication, such as smart phone or video chat instead of in-person visitation whenever possible.
These new visit policies are for visitors for all patients in Liberty Dayton Regional Hospital and for Houston Methodist -Baytown Hospital.