As a precaution to protect against the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, Summa Health has made several changes to their visitors policy.
As of Friday morning, Summa Health has moved to a no visitors policy. Exceptions to this policy will be made for one healthy visitor per patient, per day for the following categories:
Patient who is in serious or critical condition or under hospice care
End-of-life (approval for requests for more than one person will be made by nurse manager)
Patient in the Emergency Department
Mothers in labor (significant other is permitted)
Children who are 18 years of age or under (parents permitted)
People undergoing surgery
Akron Children’s NICU (limited to mom and one additional visitor per day)
Adult patients with cognitive or mental disability requiring help with the provision of medical care or activities of daily living, speaking for the patient, keeping patient safe
People who must exercise of power of attorney or court-appointed guardianship for a patient
People performing official governmental functions
Person requiring an outpatient test or procedure where a companion is required for support
Fore more information, visit the Summa Health wesbite.