Visiting Information

Visitor Restrictions

Effective Monday, November 23, 2020 until further notice

Maricopa County and the State of AZ is experiencing a second surge in COVID-19 spread, leading to increased illness in our community. This coupled with the influenza season requires additional measures to protect our patients, staff and visitors. To decrease exposure for our patients, staff and visitors the following visitor restrictions will be in effect starting Monday, November 23, 2020 until further notice.

Facilities

Visitors for admitted patients will not be allowed with the following exceptions:

  • 1 healthy parent/guardian per pediatric/NICU patient.
  • 1 healthy support person per laboring/postpartum mother.
  • End of life situations will be accommodated on a case by case basis.

For patients receiving same day outpatient testing or procedures at the medical center:

  • Only the patient will be permitted in the building.
  • Exception: patients with disabilities who require assistance may have 1 healthy support person/caregiver accompany them.
  • Only the patient will be permitted in emergency department.
  • Exception: patients with disabilities who require assistance or have legal guardian may have 1 healthy support person/caregiver/legal guardian accompany them.

Only the patient should enter the clinic

  • Exception: 1 healthy visitor may accompany patients who require mobility or instruction assistance during their appointment.
  • No visitors with cold or flu-like symptoms.

**Note: Other individuals accompanying patients will not be allowed to wait in the waiting rooms**

  • No visitors at this time

To further support a safe environment, everyone entering a Valleywise Health facility will be required wear their own mask and will be screened for symptoms of respiratory illness.

We believe visitors and loved ones can be an essential part of the healing process for our patients and encourage staying in contact through phone and/or video chats during this time.

FAQs

To further support a safe environment, everyone entering a Valleywise Health facility will be required wear their own mask and will be screened for symptoms of respiratory illness.