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Driscoll Children’s Hospital updates visitation policy

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Source: Driscoll Children’s Hospital Facebook.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Driscoll Children’s Hospital announced it has updated the visitation policy for their hospital and clinic patients.

Effective July 20 only one adult primary caregiver will be allowed per patient. Two primary caregivers can take turns being with the patient. The hospital said they prefer to have the same primary caregiver for the duration of the child’s hospital stay.

Other visitors, including siblings, are not allowed to visit.

The hospital emphasizes if at anytime during the child’s hospitalization you develop symptoms of a respiratory infection (cough, fever, shortness of breath), contact your child’s nurse immediately.

If during the child’s hospitalization you have contact with a person that is COVID-19 positive or a Person Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19, contact your child’s nurse immediately, said the hosptial.

If given a white band during the screening process you will be restricted to your child’s room. Driscoll Children’s Hospital will work with you to provide necessary accommodations to include meal delivery.

For more information contact the Patient Relations Department at 361-694-4035.

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