Mississippi Baptist Medical Center limits visitations

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson will limit visitation for the safety of patients, visitors and employees against COVID-19.

No patients will be allowed in rooms of patients with pending or positive COVID-19 tests. The hospital will only allow visitors with the following restrictions:

  • Inpatients and emergency department patients may have one designated visitor.
  • Patients undergoing surgery or a procedure may have one support person to accompany them.
  • OB patients may have one support system to support them.
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients may have two visitors who must be a parent or legal guardian.
  • Minor patients may have two parents or legal guardians as visitors.
  • Visitors must be 17 years age or older.
  • Non COVID-positive patients at the end of life may have a limited number of visitors who must remain in the room for the duration of the visit.

Masks and social distancing are also required for those inside the hospital.

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