the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, Valley is now allowing limited visitation for inpatient stays and outpatient procedures at the hospital. Please review our updated safe visitation guidelines and allow sufficient time when planning your visit as all guests will have their temperature checked and be screened for COVID-19 symptoms upon arrival. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.
If you or a loved one are preparing for an inpatient stay or an outpatient procedure at The Valley Hospital, we ask that you review the updated visitor guidelines on this page. These guidelines are part of our ongoing efforts to maintain a safe care environment for patients, guests and staff.
Visiting hours for medical/surgical and critical care patients are noon – 8 p.m.
All visitors will have their temperature taken and be screened for COVID-19 symptoms upon arrival. Delays in proceeding to your destination may occur as we thoroughly screen each individual entering the hospital. Please plan accordingly. We appreciate your patience as we take these protective measures.
All visitors must wear masks. If you don’t have a mask, one will be provided to you.
No visiting is allowed for COVID-positive patients or suspected COVID patients, except for end-of-life patients.
Visitors who are currently under self-quarantine orders will not be allowed to visit.
Visitors will be asked to stay in the patient’s room for the duration of their visit.
Visitors are asked to refrain from eating while in the hospital, as it would require them to remove their mask.
Learn about our updated guidelines for safe visitation: https://ValleyHealth.com/VisitingHours