GRMC adjusts visitation policy in response to COVID-19

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Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) has announced an important change to its visitor policy in response to the COVID-19 situation.

This new policy will go into effect on Monday, March 16, 2020.

Effective on that date, visitors will be limited to one per patient. The new visitation policy will apply to in-patients and out-patients during visiting hours, which are from 9 am to 9 pm daily.

The new visitation policy will include pre-op patients and the Intensive Care Unit, who will be limited to one visitor per patient.

ICU visiting hours are from 9:00 am to 9:15 pm for the first 15 minutes of every hour.

The new visitation policy will also affect patients in the Emergency Room, who will be limited to one visitor per patient.

In addition, on Monday, March 16, GRMC will begin health screening for all visitors.

Visitors will be screened for temperature and any recent travel.

This new visitation policy will be in effect until further notice and is subject to change to meet the safety and security needs of GRMC’s patients, visitors and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

(GRMC press release)

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