Baptist releases visitor guidelines due to coronavirus


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Baptist Medical Center released the following visitor guidelines due to the coronavirs:

  • Any patient visitor with respiratory symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) should stay home. Special circumstances may be considered.
  • We strongly recommend limiting the number of visitors to two per patient.
  • Hospitals should use discretion and may screen visitors for signs and symptoms of infection.

While you are a visitor:

  • Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Cover your sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.  Or, sneeze into the crook of your arm.
  • Keep your distance from others (about 6 feet).

Visitors to COVID-19 patients will be limited on a case by case method.

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