With some exceptions, visitors are no longer allowed at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
The new visitor policy was effective at the hospital on Saturday, March 21.
Exceptions to the policy include:
- Visiting a loved one for end-of-life care.
- A visitor vital to the care of the patient.
- Patients coming for surgery or testing may have one caregiver accompany them.
- Women giving birth may have one birthing partner, doula, or caregiver.