VISITOR RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN UPDATED.

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COVID-19

The safety and well-being of our patients, visitors and staff is our top priority.

Please be aware of the following newly revised guidelines before visiting Good Samaritan Medical Center.

COVID-19

235 North Pearl Street
Brockton, MA 02301
508-427-3000

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Visitor Policy

Effective August 16, 2022

The safety and well-being of our patients, visitors and staff is our top priority.
Please be aware of the following newly revised guidelines before visiting Good Samaritan Medical Center.

  • Approved visitors are welcome to visit between 10 AM and 7 PM daily. 
  • Visitors must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Upon arrival, each visitor will be screened for wellness and COVID-19 exposure.
  • Visitors will be required to wear a face mask for the duration of their visit and are encouraged to bring their own masks; surgical masks will be provided to visitors who don't have their own. Refusal to wear a mask will result in the revocation of visitation privileges. Hand Hygiene is encouraged.
  • Visitors are encouraged to defer visitation until further notice. Family, friends, and loved ones are encouraged to use electronic devices to connect with patients.

Patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have a suspected case will not be allowed in-person visitors.

Inpatient Units:
Patients are permitted TWO (2) visitors at a time in their room. Visitors are expected to wear facemasks and remain in the patient room, DO NOT wander in the hallways, and please respect the privacy of the patient’s roommate. No overnight stays are permitted. Visitors are to refrain from eating in a patient’s room. Parents of patients under the age of 18 are permitted.

Emergency Department:
Adults Patients: ONE (1) visitor is allowed. 
Pediatric Patients: Parents of children under the age of 18 are permitted. Guardians are also permitted.

Labor & Delivery/Maternity:
One support person/birth partner may visit freely for the duration of a patient’s stay. After delivery, the patient may also designate one additional visitor on the Maternity unit. Patients must designate the one additional visitor during admission. A doula is also permitted for labor and birth. 

Surgical Services:
Patients are permitted to have one person to accompany them during their visit. 

Outpatient and Ambulatory:
One person may accompany patients to their appointments. Accommodations are made for patients with functional impairments or disabilities, and parents unable to obtain childcare.

Patients with Physical or Intellectual Disabilities: 
One support person over the age of 18 will be allowed for patients with physical of intellectual disabilities, regardless of the patient’s COVID status. There are no restrictions on visiting hours. Designated support persons, companions and attorneys are not considered visitors.

Non-essential personnel (vendors, volunteers, interns): 
Must be screened, wear a mask and don appropriate personal protective equipment. Must also comply with COVID-19 vaccination policy, and furnish evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination OR an approved exemption form. Vendors must also comply with Steward Policy SM 29 Identification Badges and utilize the Reptrax vendor credentialing system located in the hospital main lobby.

There are limited exceptions to these policies, including for minor patients, patients with guardians, end of life/advanced care planning, or other extenuating circumstances. All exceptions to these policies must be approved by the patient’s care team prior to your visit.