Coronavirus is a highly contagious disease, usually transmitted from one person to another by droplets from a sneeze, or cough or even ordinary conversation. Droplets from a sneeze can remain in the air for hours.
As of April 1, 2022, no restrictions are placed on the number of visitors allowed in due to COVID-19:
Visitors & Screening:
- The SHOP (gift shop) and West Wind Café (cafeteria) may be open to the public but are depended on staffing.
- Visitors must continue to wear a minimum of a procedural mask except when in a room described below.
- If inpatients and all their visitors are up to date with all recommended COVID-19 vaccine doses, they can choose not to wear source control and to have physical contact in their room.
All persons entering WhidbeyHealth facilities will be screened upon entry and must don a facemask (see Extended Mask and Eye Protection Policy) in accordance with state and federal masking mandates if applicable. Screening may include, but is not limited to:
- Temperature monitoring (greater than or equal to 100.0 degreesF/37.7 degreesC or subjective report of fever.
- Sign and symptom monitoring
- Travel history
- Exposure history (Support persons with a fever of greater than or equal to 100 degreesF/37.7 degreesC and/or signs and symptom consistent with SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and not themselves seeking medical care will not be allowed to enter the facility except to visit patients at end-of-life).
WhidbeyHealth staff retain the right to dismiss from any WhidbeyHealth facility any visitor that compromises patient safety and/or the therapeutic healing environment of WhidbeyHealth.
If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.