Visitor Information

Protecting Patients and Providers

Current Visitor Restrictions at ThedaCare Locations

At ThedaCare, the first priority is protecting the health and wellness of our patients, team members and visitors.


Due to the presence of coronavirus COVID-19 nationwide and in our immediate region, ThedaCare is implementing the following visitor restrictions until further notice.

Masking is required at all times throughout ThedaCare locations.

  • No visitors for COVID patients or non-COVID patients, except limited, approved, pre-arranged visitation for end of life.
  • One parent/guardian allowed to accompany:
    • Minor
    • Patient with medical need (intellectual and/or developmental disability, cognitive impairment or limited mobility).
  • Patients presenting for outpatient care in a hospital or clinic setting are allowed to enter with their minor children, if no alternative. Children must be wearing a mask at all times.

 

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Restrictions By Location

  • No visitors for COVID positive patients except limited, approved, pre-arranged visitation for end of life. Those situations will pre-arranged through care teams. 
  • No visitors for non-COVID patients, including in the Emergency Department. 
  • Anyone under the age of 16 is restricted from visiting, except under extreme circumstances. 
  • Surgical patients will not be permitted to have visitor wait for them in facilities.  
  • One parent/guardian is allowed to accompany a minor, or a patient with a medical need (intellectual and/or developmental disability, cognitive impairment or limited mobility). 
  • For Family Birth Care, visitors will be strictly limited to one essential person throughout the entire stay. No children are allowed. 
  • Patients presenting for Outpatient Care in a hospital setting are allowed to enter with their minor children if no alternative. Children must be masked at all times. 
  • Visitors who are showing signs of illness will be asked to leave the facility. 
  • Additional restrictions may be imposed based on the clinical status of the patient or provider judgment. 
  • Visitors are permitted. 
  • For the protection of residents, limited visitors are recommended.  
  • Visitors will be screened and masks are required. 
  • All visits must occur in resident rooms or designated area.  
  • Please do not visit if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. 
  • No visitors permitted.  
  • Only one parent/guardian allowed to accompany minor, or a patient with medical need (intellectual and/or developmental disability, cognitive impairment or limited mobility).  
  • To limit exposure in waiting areas and clinical spaces, visitors are not permitted to attend in-person appointments or wait in waiting areas.  
  • One visitor may accompany a patient with a medical need (intellectual and/or developmental disability, cognitive impairment or limited mobility), as determined by the patient. 
  • Anyone under the age of 16 is restricted from visiting, except under extreme circumstances. 

ThedaCare understands exceptions may need to be made on a case-by-case basis.

Visitors who are ill should not visit patients. Family members are encouraged to use other ways to connect with their loved ones through phone or video calls.

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