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Ochsner Lafayette General Updates Visitation Policy

In response to the significant increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations and increase in community positivity rate, starting at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, Ochsner Lafayette General facilities will be altering their visitor policy.

Posted: Nov 18, 2020 5:13 PM

In response to the significant increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations and increase in community positivity rate, starting at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, Ochsner Lafayette General facilities will be altering their visitor policy.

In order to maintain an environment of infection control, we're following our masking protocol and patients will be limited to one visitor per patient at all Ochsner Lafayette General facilities. Families are encouraged to use alternate means of communication such as FaceTime, Skype or phones located in patient rooms. Read more on COVID-19 here: https://www.lafayettegeneral.com/covid-19.

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