Visitation Policy

(Updated Nov. 13, 2020)

Due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, we have implemented visitation guidelines at our facilities. Please review the information below to learn about the guidelines at our different locations.

Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus; Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus; and Bayhealth Emergency Center, Smyrna

  • No visitation
  • Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis for laboring patients, oncology first visits, end-of-life patients, and for patients undergoing urgent procedures or surgeries

Bayhealth Outpatient Centers and Bayhealth Medical Group Offices

  • No visitation
  • Exceptions will be made if the patient requires assistance

Everyone entering a Bayhealth facility is required to wear a mask in public areas and in settings where six feet social distancing cannot be maintained.