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Sentara RMH Announces New Visitation Policy

Effective today, Monday, May 11, Sentara RMH has modified its visitation policy for the main hospital. The changes apply only to the main hospital.

All visitors are required to wear a mask and observe social distancing guidelines. Visitors should bring their own mask to wear while inside the hospital.

Inpatients will be allowed to have 1 visitor, with the following exceptions:

  • Patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 are not allowed any visitors.
  • In the Family Birthplace, mothers, regardless of COVID status, may have 1 visitor. Two visitors may visit the nursery.
  • The Emergency Department will allow no visitors.
  • The Hahn Cancer Center will allow no visitors.
  • End-of-life non-COVID patients may have up to 2 visitors at the discretion of the nursing team.
  • End-of-life COVID-positive patients will have visitation determined on a case-by-case basis.

For the safety of our patients, visitors and staff, the following guidelines are also in place:

·Visitors ages 12 and under are prohibited from the hospital.

·Visitors will be screened before entering the facility. Anyone with signs of a respiratory infection (fever, cough, shortness of breath) will not be allowed to enter.

·Visitors must wash their hands or use hand sanitizer when entering and exiting a patient room.

·Visitors must stay in the patient’s room the entire time of the visit. Loitering in any public area within the hospital is not allowed.

Once a visitor leaves the patient room, they must leave the hospital immediately

The full visitation policy is available on

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