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Patient and Visitor Safety

Feel confident and comfortable in all Stamford Health facilities because we are taking steps to ensure your safety and the safety of others.

Stamford Health continues to:

  • Require masks in all facilities
  • Follow standard and robust infection prevention measures
  • Monitor patients and staff for symptoms
  • Mandate COVID-19 vaccination action for all employees 
  • Urge staff to stay home if they are not feeling well

We are pleased to welcome visitors on a limited basis, following the safety precautions and guidance outlined below.

  • Visitors must be 18 and older.
  • Patients admitted for overnight stays excluding those with COVID-19 or on airborne precautions, may have two visitors at a time, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

    • Exceptions to this policy may be granted on a case-by-case basis. Some examples of circumstances that warrant exceptions would include patients who are actively approaching the end of life and patients with a disability requiring assistance from a support person or family member.

  • One visitor may accompany patients into the Emergency Department.
  • Patients in the ICU may have 2 visitors per day, between the hours of 12 noon and 8 p.m. 
  • One visitor may accompany patients to some procedural areas. Each department or area will give specific instructions to patients in advance of their procedure.
  • Labor and delivery patients may have one designated support visitor 24/7.
  • Pediatric and Maternity (Mother/Baby Unit) patients may have 2 visitors at a time.

Please note, all visitors: 

  • Must wear a mask throughout their visit and this will be strictly enforced with no exceptions. Any visitor found not wearing a mask will be asked to leave.
  • Must enter through the Stamford Hospital Bennett Medical Center campus or the Medical Office Building.
  • Will be screened for COVID-19. Stamford Health follows CDC Guidelines.

When To Take Action

Use this guide if you have concerns about COVID-19 and are not sure what to do.

Emergencies

If you are having a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.

Showing Symptoms

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (cold, cough, fever of 100 degrees or higher), difficulty breathing):

  • Call your doctor for directions.
  • Call the hotline, 203.276.4111, to speak with a member from the Stamford Health care team 7 days a week from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Ways to Help

Help Keep COVID-19 At Bay

While we have made great strides in the fight against COVID-19, it is still important to remember to: 

  • Get the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Continue to wear a mask in all Stamford Health and all healthcare facilities 
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your elbow
  • Wash your hands often

Give Monetary Gifts

Donations provide the most flexibility for the hospital and are the great way to express gratitude during unprecedented times, such as the COVID-19 outbreak.

Donate to Stamford Health's COVID-19 Pandemic Response Fund (CPR-F)

Thank you again for your thoughtfulness and understanding.

Related COVID-19 Information

Stamford Health will continue to provide you with timely, accurate information on COVID-19 as it develops. Find information on:

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