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Med Center Health Visitation Restrictions

Med Center Health is closely monitoring the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In an abundance of caution, and to keep our environment safe for patients, visitors and staff, Med Center Health has implemented the following visitor restrictions. These restrictions are in accordance with a directive from Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear to all Kentucky hospitals. Med Center Health hospitals are: The Medical Center at Bowling Green; The Medical Center at Albany; The Medical Center at Caverna (Horse Cave); The Medical Center at Franklin; The Medical Center at Scottsville; and Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital located in The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

Maternity & Women’s Health

  • One dedicated spouse/partner/support person

NICU

  • One parent

All Other Adult Units

  • One visitor at a time, over the age of 16. Exceptions will be made for end-of-life situations and pediatric needs.

When visiting, remember to wash your hands with soap and water when entering and leaving patient rooms. Those with fever, runny nose, body aches, or respiratory symptoms should not visit. Due to the fluctuating nature of COVID-19, this policy will be revised as needed.   

*Non-essential visitors, vendors and contractors are prohibited from hospital facilities while these restrictions are in place.

Visitation restrictions at Cal Turner Rehab & Specialty Care

On March 12, Med Center Health announced the following visitation restrictions at Cal Turner Rehab & Specialty Care:

  • Visitations will be allowed only for end-of-life care, and those visitors are limited to immediate family or legal guardians only.
  • Visitors who fall into this category will be screened for signs of illness, including having their temperature taken.
  • Those allowed to enter the facility will be escorted to and from the resident’s room. At no time will a visitor be permitted to enter or leave a resident’s room without an escort.
  • These restrictions will continue for an undetermined amount of time as we monitor the spread of COVID-19.

If you have questions regarding the visitor policy, call (270) 745-1000.

For more information about COVID-19 transmission and prevention, please visit the Kentucky Department for Public Health website at www.KYCOVID19.ky.gov or call (800) 722-5725.