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Title
Children’s of Alabama announces visitation changes
Date
04/21/2022
Description

Effective Monday, April 25, 2022 Children’s of Alabama will expand visitation to allow siblings in all areas with exceptions in the Emergency Department and Surgery.  Visitation will now be limited to two parents/caregivers and siblings. No other visitors will be allowed. 

UPDATED VISITATION POLICY

All visitors and staff must arrive wearing a mask. Do not visit if you have-flu-like symptoms, cough, fever and/or shortness of breath. 

Inpatients, specialty care clinics and primary care practices

  • Visitation limited to two (2) parents/caregivers and siblings only (limit of four (4) visitors per patient room).
  • No other visitors allowed. 

Emergency department and surgery

  • Visitation limited to two (2) parents/caregivers only.
  • No other visitors, including siblings, allowed (this includes lobbies and waiting areas). 

Clergy/spiritual care providers may visit at the discretion of patients/families. Compliance with visitor screening and masking policies in effect at the time of the visit is required. 

The emergency department, primary care clinics and specialty clinics may limit the number of people per room based on room size and procedures, as needed.