Our No. 1 priority is to keep our patients, staff and visitors safe. As the COVID-19 situation develops, we are adjusting our policies as necessary to protect our patients and our physicians, nurses and staff.

Inpatient visitor policy

No visitors allowed at any hospitals except:

  • One visitor for surgeries and procedures that result in a hospital admission.
  • One partner or spouse plus a coach in labor and delivery. (One spouse or partner after baby is born.)
  • Parents or guardians of hospitalized pediatric patients.
  • When patients are nearing end of life.

Outpatient visitor policy

Restrictions for clinics will be implemented Monday, Nov. 23 to include:

  • One visitor allowed for clinic visits only in the following situations:
    • One person for outpatient surgeries and procedures where sedation is used.
    • Visits related to pregnancy.
    • Patients with physical or mental limitations.
    • Visits involving pediatric patients.
    • New or significantly changed oncology diagnosis.

Public entrances

  • University Hospital, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and Missouri Psychiatric Center: Entry will be limited to the first level of the Patient and Visitor Parking Garage. The Emergency Department entrance will remain operational for patients needing care.
  • Women’s and Children’s Hospital: Entry for the public is through the main lobby entrance. The Emergency Department entrance will remain operational for patients needing care.
  • Missouri Orthopaedic Institute: Entry is through the second-floor circle-drive entrance on the east side of the building.

Screening upon entrance

  • Cough and temperature screening before entry for everyone - vendors, staff, visitors and patients
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