Knox County Transmission: HIGH (RED). This indicates a high level of community transmission/spread of COVID-19.

Patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 will not be permitted visitors *

*Virtual Visitation Is Available Upon Request**

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Visitor Restrictions

  • Visitors are required to wear a mask at all times.
  • Keep a safe distance from others.
  • Frequently wash hands or use hand sanitizer.

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Patient visitors must be 18 or older unless they are the patient’s parent or guardian.
All Visitors must check-in at the Nurses Station/Front Desk of that area/unit.

Visitation restrictions will be at the discretion of the care team.


Visitors acting in the role of a caretaker will be allowed access as determined by the clinical team.

Clergy and those with Power of a Attorney:

No Visitation restrictions (except Covid + patients as listed previously).

Emergency Room Adult patients: 1 visitor / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Labor and Delivery Adult patients: 1 support person (1 visitor per day - ending 7 am Mon. Aug, 30) / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians May stay at the hospital for the duration of the stay
Inpatient Adult patients: 1 designated visitor per day (2 designated visitors per patient for length of stay - ending 7 am Mon. Aug, 30) / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Center for Rehabilitation and Wellness Adult patients: No visitors: exception is 1 support caregiver / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Urgent Care Center Adult patients: 1 visitor / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Prenatal Appointment Adult patients: 1 visitor - only during fetal ultrasounds / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Ambulatory Surgery Center Adult patients: One visitor post procedure-communication will done by phone call for entry to the patient’s room/bay or discharge process and education. Pediatric patients: 2 parents/gu/guardiansardians
Department of Primary and Specialty Care Adult patients: No visitors / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
CATH Lab / Diagnostic Imaging Adult patients: 1 person is permitted pre-procedure, for post-surgery discussion, and for assistance with discharge / Pediatric patients: 2 parents/guardians
Center for Cancer Care 1 visitor for: Initial consult, treatment decisions, end-of-life/hospice care discussions, updates on patient's disease progression or recurring disease. Please call the Cancer Center 740.393.5551 for further information.
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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, to protect you, your loved one, hospital staff, and the public, you will not be able to visit your loved one in the hospital.