Mercy Springfield Communities Expands Visitor Restrictions

March 21, 2020

To protect patients, the community and our co-workers, Mercy Springfield Communities hospitals will expand visitor restrictions beginning Monday, March 23 at 8 a.m.

No visitors will be allowed in the hospital with the exception of the following:

  • Visitors for end-of-life care at the discretion of the provider
  • One visitor per OB patient (or two guardians)
  • One visitor per pediatric patient (or two guardians)
  • One visitor per NICU patient (or two guardians)
  • One visitor for urgent procedures or their driver

Hospitals included are:

  • Mercy Hospital Springfield
  • Mercy Kids Children’s Hospital
  • Mercy Heart Hospital Springfield
  • Mercy Orthopedic Hospital Springfield
  • Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Springfield
  • Mercy Hospital Aurora
  • Mercy Hospital Cassville
  • Mercy Hospital Lebanon
  • Mercy St. Francis Hospital (Mountain View, Missouri)

CoxHealth is making similar changes.

We apologize for any inconvenience, and we hope these decisions will help protect our community and patients.

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