Kettering Health visitor policy changes due to drop in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations


For the Miami Valley Today

MIAMI VALLEY — Due to the decrease in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Kettering Health is changing its visitor policy. Effective Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 8 a.m., three visitors at a time will be permitted for some inpatients and Emergency Department patients.

There are exceptions for the following situations:

No visitation by anyone under the age of 12.

NICU patients may have two visitors at a time.

Outpatient procedure patients may have two visitors at a time.

Behavioral health patients may have one visitor at a time.

Office visitors vary by provider. Call the provider’s office to check on visitation status.

Outpatient testing and therapy may have limited space. Call the facility to check on visitation status.

Suspected or diagnosed COVID-19 patients may only have one visitor by appointment only.

For more details on additional visitor exceptions, visit

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