Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Visiting our hospital and clinics

At Touro, your safety is our top priority. We know you’re hesitant to visit a hospital or clinic during this time and we’re here to ease any concerns you may have and walk you through what to expect when visiting one of our clinics.

Rest assured, when you visit any of our facilities, your health and safety is a top priority. Our providers are available to answer any questions or discuss any concerns you may have about receiving care.

What you can expect when visiting out hospital or clinics

Visitor Restrictions

The Louisiana Department of Health has asked all healthcare facilities to restrict visitor access as well as perform a safety screening including a temperature check on all visitors, in order to ensure public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Until further notice, visitor restrictions will remain in conjunction with the guidelines presented by the Louisiana Department of Health, which shall include that all permitted visitors will wear a mask while in the facility.

Effective Monday, October 11 2021, the following visitor restrictions are in place:

All visitors will be symptom and temperature screened at manned entrances and required to wear a mask covering their mouth and nose at all times while in the building.

Twofamily members/visitors will be allowed to visit patient(s) between the hours of 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM per day. Family Birthing Center patients are allowed three visitors including a Doula. Emergency Department patients are restricted to one visitor for 15 minutes for the safety of all patients and staff.

Overnight visitation will be permitted, but will be limited to only one family member/visitor per night.

All visitors must be ages 17 and over to enter the hospital.

Visitation is not permitted for COVID positive patients.

Touro Public Safety requires all patients and visitors check-in at the security desk upon entering the hospital, and request patients and visitors present a picture ID. All patients and visitors will be issued a Fast Pass identification badge to access specific patient care areas.

The health and safety of our patients, staff and community are our top priority. Visitor Restrictions are subject to change at the discretion of hospital leadership.