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Visiting Hours and Guidelines


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Maintaining a Safe and Effective Care Environment

 A safe and effective care environment is our highest priority, and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) hospitals and medical practices have undertaken necessary steps to protect our patients and workforce as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves.

The following visitation restrictions are in place for Westchester Medical Center due to COVID-19.

  • Each adult patient is permitted to designate up to (5) five support people to visit during their admission.
  • Only (1) one designated support person may visit each day.
  • Visiting hours are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visitors will not be granted access until 11 am. Please plan your visit accordingly.
  • Designated support people must be 18 years or older.
  • All visitors, including designated support people, must be screened for symptoms and recent travel. Any visitor subject to quarantine restrictions for recent travel domestically or abroad, will not be allowed visitation. This includes quarantine orders specific to New York State available at coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory.
  • Exceptions to the above are allowed for labor and delivery, end-of-life and extenuating circumstances visitation, as well as patients travelling from outside New York for care that cannot be delayed.
  • Information on patient visitation at the Behavioral Health Center is provided upon admission.

The following visitation restrictions are in place for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital due to COVID-19.

  • For pediatric inpatients, a parent or guardian may designate up to five (5) support people to visit during a child’s admission.
  • Only (2) two Designated Support Persons may visit each day.
  • Visiting hours are 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Designated support people must be 18 years or older.
  • All visitors, including designated support people, must be screened for symptoms and recent travel. Any visitor subject to quarantine restrictions for recent travel domestically or abroad, will not be allowed visitation. This includes quarantine orders specific to New York State available at coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory.

View our complete COVID-19 response, including information on testing, visitation, donations and services.