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Visitor Restrictions
To protect patients and reduce exposure to viruses circulating in our community, Santiam Hospital and Clinics have put visitor restrictions in place until further notice.

As an alternative to visiting a family member or friend please telephone or video call them.

Visiting hours are from 11 A.M. — 7 P.M.

Visitor Restrictions

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No visitors under the age of 12.

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No visitors with fever or respiratory symptoms, such as cough or shortness of breath

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Each patient may have one designated visitor per day. The designated visitor will be the spokesperson for the family and disseminate patient information to friends and family. Only the designated visitor may call for patient information.

  • Each visitor will provide name and contact number for tracking purposes
  • All visitors will be screened upon entry
  • All visitors will be required to sanitize their hands upon entry.
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Patients in isolation may not have visitors or limit visitors to 4 hours per day

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Patients undergoing surgery or procedures may have one designated visitor who must leave the hospital during the procedure. You will be called when the patient is ready for discharge.

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Patients who are at the end of life may have one visitor at a time. Visitors will not wait in waiting areas and should coordinate with family members of times to visit.

Guests who meet one of these exceptions will be allowed inside the hospital, but are restricted to the patient’s room. Visitors will travel directly to and from the patient’s room and hospital entrances/exits.

Best Defense Against Viruses

The best defense against all viruses, both at hospitals and in the community, is to avoid exposure through the following basic hygiene and infection control measures:

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If you are sick, stay home.

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Wash hands with soap and water frequently and regularly, or use alcohol-based hand sanitizers when soap and water are not available.

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Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or upper sleeve.

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Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

About

Santiam Hospital is a not-for-profit, 40 bed acute-care hospital located in Stayton, Oregon, which is a short 12-mile drive east of Salem, and serves more than 30,000 people annually from the communities of Stayton, Sublimity, Aumsville, Mill City, Jefferson, and the surrounding areas.

Contact

customerservice@santiamhospital.org

503.769.2175

1401 North 10th Ave.
Stayton, OR 97383