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See below for specific information regarding a HCA Midwest Health location in your area.

Belton Regional Medical Center

Effective: November 11, 2020 until further notice

To reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses, we are taking the following precautions to protect our patients, visitors and staff.

  • Admitted patients are limited to one visitor per hospital stay
  • ER visitors are limited to one visitor throughout their entire visit

Visitors are NOT allowed for patients who are under observation or test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Visitors aged 16 and under are restricted
  • All patients and visitors will be screen upon entry
  • Visitors much wear a hospital-issued mask
  • Visitors who screen positive at entry will be asked to reschedule their visit until they are symptom-free
  • Please utilize alternative methods of communication with patients as much as possible
  • Visiting hours are 8:00am to 6:00pm, daily

Centerpoint Medical Center

Effective: Thursday, November 12, 2020 until further notice

Patients (inpatient and outpatient) will be limited to only one designated visitor per patient per hospital stay. For example, one patient can only have the same visitor in their room for their stay. That visitor needs to be the same person from day to day, you cannot change a designated visitor each day.

  • Visitors are not allowed to check-in after 6:30pm
  • All visitors will be screened upon entry and asked to wear a mask. Any visitors who screen positive will be not be allowed into the facility. We will open our Main Entrance to create a new Visitor Check-in Process to help control onsite visitors. All patients can enter the hospital through one of two access points and will be screened before entering the facility:
    1. Main Entrance
    2. Emergency Room Entrance

We understand that this policy may be difficult for patients and visitors. However, we must make these visitor guidelines out of an abundance of caution to keep our patients and caregivers as safe as possible.

Thank you for your support.

Lafayette Regional Health Center

Effective: 5/11/2020 until further notice

To help reduce the spread of respiratory illness, patients (inpatient and outpatient) will be limited to only one visitor at a time. All visitors will be screened upon entry and asked to wear a mask. Any visitors who screen positive will be not be allowed in our facilities.

The exception to this policy is:

  • No visitors are allowed for patients in the COVID-19 areas.

We understand that this policy may be difficult for patients and visitors. However, we must make these visitor guidelines out of an abundance of caution to keep our patients and caregivers as safe as possible.

Thank you for your support.

Lee's Summit Medical Center

Effective until further notice

To reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses, we are taking the following precautions to protect our patients, providers and staff:

  • One designated support person (DSP) per patient per hospital stay. A designated support person (DSP) is defined as an individual who is essential to and impacts the care and outcome of the patient. The DSP is actively involved in the patient's care planning, discharge planning, assists with patient's medical history and/or will assist the patient after discharge. The DSP must be at least 18 years of age.
  • An armband will be provided to DSPs and must remain on for duration of patient stay and is required for entry. We are happy to replace your arm band if dirty, torn or falls off.
  • DSPs must enter through the hospital main entrance (5:00am to 6:00pm Monday - Friday) or ER entrance (5:00am to 6:00pm Saturday - Sunday).
  • DSPs must exit the building by 9 pm
  • DSPs must go directly to inpatient room and not loiter in any public spaces (i.e. main lobby, cafeteria, nurses stations, waiting rooms, etc.)
  • DSPs must wear a mask while in the hospital at all times, including while in patient room.
  • No outside food or drink.

Thank you for your support.

Menorah Medical Center

Menorah Medical Center can be accessed from the following entry points, Entry A, Entry B and the Emergency Room.

To help reduce the spread of respiratory illness, Menorah Medical Center has restricted patients to one visitor, effective February 15, 2021 until further notice.

  • Visitation hours are 5:30 am – 8:00 pm daily
  • Visitors must be 18 years of age or older
  • All visitors will be screened prior to entry
  • All visitors must wear a mask at all times (including while in a patient room) and maintain a social distance of at least six feet from other guests
  • Visitors may not congregate in waiting areas
  • Visitors must thoroughly wash hands when entering or exiting patient rooms
  • Visitors are not permitted for patients who are under observation for COVID–19 or test positive for COVID–19

We understand that this policy is difficult for patients and visitors. However, we must make these new restrictions out of an abundance of caution to keep our patients and caregivers as safe as possible.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Overland Park Regional Medical Center

Effective: Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Patients (inpatient and outpatient) will be limited to only one designated visitor per patient per hospital stay. For example, one patient can only have the same visitor in their room for their stay. That visitor needs to be the same person from day to day, you cannot change a designated visitor each day.

  • Visitors are not allowed to check-in after 9:00pm
  • All visitors will be screened upon entry and asked to wear a mask. Any visitors who screen positive will be not be allowed into our facilities.

We understand that this policy may be difficult for patients and visitors. However, we must make these visitor guidelines out of an abundance of caution to keep our patients and caregivers as safe as possible.

We will open our Main Entrance to create a new Visitor Check-in Process to help control onsite visitors. All patients can enter the hospital through one of three access points and will be screened before entering the facility:

  1. Main Entrance
  2. Main ER
  3. Pediatric ER

Visitors will check-in via an electronic tracking system at the main entrance and will be given a wrist band. The Main Entrance and parking garage doors will close at 9:00pm every night and visitors must go through the Main ER to gain access to the facility

Research Medical Center

Effective: Monday, February 22, until further notice

  • Effective Monday, February 22 until further notice, Research Medical Center will allow one visitor to be with each patient at a time during visiting hours, which are from 7:30am to 8:30pm, unless stated otherwise.
  • Additional limitations may apply for outpatient oncology.
  • Exceptions to the one visitor policy will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. If a patient or family member has an extenuating circumstance, we will work with them to help accommodate their needs.