Modified visitation policy at GMH starting TODAY

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Guam Memorial Hospital (PNC file photo)

Effective today, Monday June 1, Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) will be implementing the following visitation guidelines:

Visitation will be permitted from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Only one (1) visitor/caregiver will be allowed into the facility at a time.

One (1) authorized visitor/caregiver for minor patients, patients with disabilities, or patients who otherwise require a guardian, will be permitted inside the hospital facility. Overnight stays will only be permitted for these caregivers.

One (1) authorized visitor/caregiver for patients who are at high risk for falls, suffer from dementia, or other serious ailments will be permitted inside the hospital facility. Overnight stays will only be permitted for these caregivers.

Visitation for dying patients will be limited to immediate family members only in order to continue social distancing practices.

The use of face masks and social distancing is required at all times.

There will be no congregating in the patient rooms and waiting/lobby areas.

GMHA will continue to assess these measures on an ongoing basis and reserves the right to make exceptions at management’s discretion.

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