Butler Health System Announces Visitation Restrictions:
Due to the emerging COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, BHS has announced
the following visitation restrictions at Butler Memorial Hospital. Restrictions
take effect Monday, March 16 at 8:00 pm.
FOR THE SAFTEY OF PATIENTS, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, AND THE COMMUNITY AT
LARGE, NO VISITORS ARE PERMITTED AT BUTLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
Butler Memorial Hospital continues to be fully operational and under normal
operations, including inpatients and outpatients. The following visitor
Because surgical patients require a driver, one (1) person may accompany
any patient having an outpatient surgical procedure. This person will
be directed into a specific waiting area in the hospital and may stay
until briefed by the surgeon after completion of the case.
If you are with a patient seeking emergency care, the hospital will obtain
your phone number and call you when the patient’s Emergency Department
visit is complete. You may wait in a hospital parking lot or at an off-site
location of your choice.
One (1) person may accompany a patient receiving outpatient care if that
person is necessary for the patient to be assisted and receive care safely.
Mothers having a baby may be accompanied by one (1) person.
END OF LIFE CARE:
Visitors may be permitted.
Visitors meeting one of the above exceptions will be stopped at the hospital entrance, be screened for symptoms, be
given an identification badge, and be directed to the permitted area of
Butler Health System respectfully asks for your full cooperation. The COVID-19
pandemic is best handled through limiting exposure for everyone, and preventing
transmission of the disease. These restrictions are in place to protect
patients, hospital staff, and the community at large.
*These restrictions will be put into place immediately if there is a confirmed
case of COVID-19 anywhere in Butler County or the surrounding area.