OU Medicine restricts visitors amid coronavirus spread

OU Medical Center

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, OU Medicine has decided that no visitors are allowed to see any patients unless they are a minor.

“We know it’s a challenging time, especially if you or a loved one is in the hospital or ill. To keep our patients, staff and the community safe, we are no longer allowing visitors for adult patients in our hospitals and clinics.”

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Effective March 23, these facilities will no longer allow visitors for adult patients:

  • INTEGRIS Health (all Oklahoma hospital locations)
  • Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City
  • Norman Regional Health System
  • OU Medicine
  • OU Medical Center
  • OU Medical Center Edmond
  • The Children’s Hospital at OU Medicine
  • The OU College of Pharmacy locations
  • Clinics in OU Physicians, Stephenson Cancer Center, OU College of
  • Dentistry and OU College of Allied Health
  • SSM St. Anthony Hospital
  • SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital-Shawnee
  • SSM Health Bone & Joint Hospital at St. Anthony
  • SSM Health St. Anthony Healthplex locations

Also effective March 23, due to the special considerations for children’s care and labor and delivery care, one hospital visitor is allowed to accompany a child or labor and delivery patient to an appointment.

OU officials say they understand that support from loved ones is vital, so they’ve put together a guide on how to stay connected. Click here to view.

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