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Dignity Health hospitals restricting visitors

Posted at 8:22 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 23:25:53-04

Dignity Health hospitals Arroyo Grande Community Hospital (AGCH), French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC), and Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC) are implementing visitor restrictions out of concerns over significant flu-like activity in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties and preventing COVID-19, according to hospital officials.

The restrictions include:

  • All visitors must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Only one visitor per patient per day is allowed in the hospital.
  • Patients and visitors may only enter through the hospital main entrance or the Emergency Department. All other entrances are currently employee-access only.
  • At MRMC, visitors are currently not permitted at Marian Extended Care Center (MECC).

The hospital says these changes are effective immediately.

For more information, you can visit the hospitals websites: [], [], and [].