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Hospital restrictions in place to prevent spread of COVID-19 in central Indiana

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Posted at 4:52 PM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 16:52:41-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Healthcare systems throughout central Indiana are implementing new restrictions as COVID-19 numbers in the state rise.

Find the latest information on restrictions below:

  • Community Health Network: The number of visitors is being restricted starting Nov. 18 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visitors are prohibited in surgery, inpatient, oncology, emergency department, and ambulatory.
  • IU Health: Starting Nov. 19, no visitors will be allowed in IU Health hospitals. Some exceptions may be considered, but those visitors must screen negative and wear a provided face mask at all times.
  • Franciscan Health: Franciscan Health hospitals in Indianapolis, Mooresville, and Carmel are still screening all visitors and limiting how many are allowed in certain areas of the hospitals. Visitors must be at least 18 years old.
  • Ascension St. Vincent and Payton Manning Children's Hospital: Update visitor restrictions limit the number of visitors allowed and screening process in different areas of the hospitals.
  • Eskenazi Health: Effective Nov. 19, visitors are only allowed under certain circumstances.
  • Community Health Network: Starting Nov. 25, new guidelines restrict the number of visitors allowed in the hospitals.