Family and Visitor Guidelines
Any visitors who have ANY symptoms of COVID-19 are not allowed to enter.
All visitors must undergo hand hygiene and wear a surgical mask (no cloth masks) over the nose and mouth for the duration of the visit. Visitors who are found not wearing a mask during their visit will be asked to leave.
Hospital & Outpatient Clinics
Community Medical Center currently has visitation restrictions in place for all CMC facilities. Starting Wednesday, September 21, patients who are allowed visitors will need to fill out a Visitor Designation Form upon admission. All visitors must check-in at the guest service desk to verify identity and sign the Visitor Acknowledgement Form. Approved visitors must display their armband at all times while in the facility. Visitor guidelines are as follows:
|All Departments||End of Life||Patients on Comfort Care may have more visitors if approved by leadership.|
|ICU / PCU||2 well visitors per patient at a time in the room. No visitors for COVID positive patients.|
|Medical Surgical Unit / Ortho Unit / Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit||2 well visitors per patient at a time in the room. No visitors for COVID positive patients.|
|Pediatric Unit / Pediatric ICU||3 well visitors per patient at a time in the room.||If COVID positive, must sign and follow COVID Visitor Attestation and guidelines|
|NICU||2 well parent/caregivers only|
|Women & Newborns||3 well visitors; swapping allowed; Doulas/birth photographers are part of the healthcare team and do not count towards the total||If COVID positive, must sign and follow COVID positive Visitor Attestation and guidelines.|
|Emergency Department||2 well visitors per patient at a time in the room. No visitors for COVID positive patients.|
|Surgery / Endo / Interventional Radiology / Cath Lab||1 well visitor/caregiver; No visitors for COVID positive patients.||Parent for <18 COVID + patient with mental/cognitive disability|
|Community Physician Group Clinics||2 well visitors / caregivers|
|Cancer Care & Prevention||1 well visitor / caregiver||As determined by management|
|Wound Care Center||2 well visitors / caregivers|
|Diagnostic Imaging / Advanced Imaging||2 well visitors / caregivers|
Elective / Discretionary Procedures
We recommend patient visitors wait outside the hospital while the patient is in surgery to help us maintain social distancing with other patients, visitors and our staff.
Gifts / Balloons
Only Mylar balloons may be brought into the hospital because of the risk of latex allergies. If you wish to bring food to a patient, please check with the nurse on the patient's unit as dietary restrictions may apply.
Many helpful services are available upon request for patients and visitors.
- Language / Translation Services
- Lost & Found
- Spiritual Care
Please call Guest Services at (406) 728-4100 to find out about these services and more. We're happy to help you with anything you may need as a patient or guest at Community Medical Center.
Located on the first floor in the Main Hospital, by the cafeteria.
Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri.
9 am – 4 pm
7 am – 4 pm
P: (406) 327-4066