According to updated criteria from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the COVID-19 community level is now low.
In light of this, AU Health, Children’s Hospital of Georgia and the Georgia Cancer Center welcome visitors under an updated visitation policy, effective immediately. Under the this policy:
- Masks are no longer required for visitors, except in areas with high concentrations of immunocompromised patients such as cancer treatment areas
- Families, partners in care and guests are welcomed 24 hours a day, according to patient preference
- Waiting rooms are now open
- No limitations are placed on in-person gatherings or meetings
Hand hygiene continues to be required upon entering the facility and all patient care areas.
No support persons will be allowed to visit with COVID-19 patients who are on active precautions.