Visitor News

updated 3/27/2020 at 4 pm

Led by our Infection Control team, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) is taking appropriate steps to protect the safety of our patients, colleagues, providers and the community.

To protect the safety of our colleagues and patients from the spread of COVID-19, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) is revising the visitor policy beginning at noon on March 28, 2020 and continuing until further notice.

Main Hospital

No Visitors Will Be Permitted For Any Patient, Except as Follows:

  • Patients receiving end of life care – visitation will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • Children admitted to the Children’s Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – one visitor per patient is permitted.
  • Women’s Pavilion – those admitted to the Women’s Pavilion will be allowed one visitor per patient. Visitors will be restricted to the Women’s Pavilion building only. Once with the patient, the visitor should plan on remaining with her throughout the hospital stay until discharge.
  • Patients with disabilities, impairments or other extenuating circumstances may be permitted one visitor on a case-by-case basis.
  • Patients requiring assistance with ambulation after a surgery or other procedure – one visitor per patient is permitted.

Note: Permitted visitors must undergo a mandatory health screening and travel history upon entering the hospital. Visitors who do not pass the screenings will not be allowed entry. 

Visitor Entrances

Only the following entrances may be used to access the Main Hospital, Azalea or Dogwood Buildings (all other entrances have been closed):

  • Dozier Atrium – Main Entrance
  • Magnolia Lobby
  • M.T. Mustian Center – P6 Front Entrance
  • Women's Pavilion – Women's Pavilion Patients & Visitors Only
  • Bixler Trauma & Emergency Center – Emergency Patients Only

 

TMH Physician Partners

No visitors will be permitted to accompany patients to office visits except:

  • When the patient requires assistance, for example with ambulation – one visitor per patient is permitted.
  • When accompanying minor children – one visitor per patient is permitted. 

If you have an upcoming appointment at a TMH Physician Partners practice and have a fever, cough or shortness of breath, and/or have been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient, please call the practice prior to your arrival.

For any specific questions regarding your appointment or the visitor policy, please call the practice directly.

Urgent Care

No visitors will be permitted to accompany patients to office visits except:
1. When the patient requires assistance, for example with ambulation – one visitor per patient is permitted.
2. When accompanying minor children – one visitor per patient is permitted.

For the safety of patients, visitors and colleagues, the Tallahassee Memorial Urgent Care Center is now screening all patients and permitted visitors as they enter the building. The Urgent Care Center is still open for patients experiencing the following:

  • Accidents or falls
  • Sprains and strains
  • Skin rash or infection
  • Minor stitches
  • Fever or flu
  • Minor fractures
  • Muscle or stomach aches and pains
  • Earaches

 

Bixler Trauma & Emergency Center & Emergency Center - Northeast

No visitors will be permitted in TMH’s emergency centers except children under the age of 18, who are allowed one visitor while in the emergency center.

 

Cancer Center

The Cancer Center is screening all patients and visitors before entering the building. Visitors who have traveled to areas outside Leon, Gadsden, Jefferson and Wakulla counties will not be allowed to enter the building. Patients who have traveled to areas outside of Leon, Gadsden, Jefferson and Wakulla counties may be rescheduled as well and will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.

 

Behavioral Health Center 

No visitors will be permitted to accompany patients to office visits except:

  • When accompanying minor children – one visitor per patient is permitted if the patient has passed their initial screening.

 

Rehabilitation Center (TMRC)

No visitors will be permitted in the Tallahassee Memorial Rehabilitation Center. For more information please call our Charge Nurse at 850-431-1184.

 

Outpatient Rehab

No visitors will be permitted to accompany patients to office visits except:

  • When the patient requires assistance, for example with ambulation – one visitor per patient is permitted.
  • When accompanying minor children – one visitor per patient is permitted. 

For more information please call 850-431-5100.

 

Family Medicine Residency Program and Anderson-Brickler Midwifery Clinic

No visitors will be permitted to accompany patients to office visits except:

  • When the patient requires assistance, for example with ambulation – one visitor per patient is permitted.
  • When accompanying minor children – one visitor per patient is permitted. 

If you have an upcoming appointment at either of these offices and have a fever, cough or shortness of breath, and/or have been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient, please call the practice prior to your arrival.

For any specific questions regarding your appointment or the visitor policy, please call the practice directly at 850-431-5430.


We appreciate your understanding as we all work together to keep our patients and colleagues safe.

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