TITUSVILLE ― Effective immediately Parrish Medical Center | Parrish Healthcare is implementing temporary visitation restrictions on its main hospital campus.

In order to protect medically at-risk patients and hospital care partners (employees, medical staff and volunteers), the following visitation restrictions are in place:

Visitors who exhibit flu-like illness (fever greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, a cough or sore throat) may not visit hospitalized patients during COVID-19 pandemic.

Visitors are limited to two (2) at a time.

*OB visitors must follow additional restrictions. OB visitors must be pre-registered. Any OB visitors not on the visitation list will not be permitted into the unit.

No one under age 18 is permitted to visit a hospitalized patient.

Emergency Department exceptions: Minors with medical necessity must be seen. Minors with parent who is patient are permitted to stay with patient in the ER.

Exceptions may be made for those visiting patients receiving end-of-life care.

The hospital will at a minimum conduct passive screening of visitors including posting of signage and public notices about the visitation restrictions.

Active visitor screening may be implemented as needed in consultation with and approval of hospital administration.

Parrish Medical Center (PMC), a Parrish Healthcare integrated care partner, is located at 951 N. Washington Ave., Titusville, Florida. The 210-bed, not-for-profit, public medical center has served Brevard County for more than 60 years. PMC is the first in the nation to be Integrated Care certified by The Joint Commission and is nationally recognized as One of America’s Finest Healing Environments®. PMC maintains top-tier national rankings for clinical outcomes, safety and patients’ experiences according to CMS, The SafeCare Group, The LeapFrog Group, The Patient Safety Movement Foundation and The Joint Commission. PMC is also nationally recognized among the best places to work in healthcare.

For more information, visit www.parrishmed.com.

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