Reg’l hospital in Bacolod limits visiting hours

first_imgUnder the adjusted policy, visiting timeis limited to Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday only within a given time. Visits will be allowed from 4 p.m. to4:30 p.m. at the ground floor of Heritage Building, pediatric ward, psychiatricward, and fourth floor of West Tower Building; 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., second floorof Heritage Building and fifth floor of West Tower Building; and 4 p.m. to 5p.m., sixth floor of West Tower Building. “This is to encourage people to avoidunnecessary trips to the hospital such as visiting of patients. This is forpurposes of avoiding the transmission of infectious diseases,” Drilon said. Drilon said the policy is subject tochange as the need arises and the public is expected to observe the policy fornow and continually observe basic preventive measures. Copies of the document were released bythe hospital management to the local media on Wednesday. Dr. Julius Drilon, medical center chiefII, announced the policy in a memorandum dated March 10, citing thePresidential Proclamation 922 issued by President Rodrigo Duterte whichdeclared a state of public health emergency throughout the Philippines. BACOLOD City – The Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital(CLMMRH) in this city has set a limited visiting schedule for patients amid thecontinuing threat posed by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). These include frequent washing of hands,proper sneezing and coughing etiquette, avoidance of crowded areas, amongothers. “Rest assured, the hospital isintensifying precautionary measures necessary to combat this health emergency,”Drilon added./PNlast_img

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