We are experiencing impacts on our Inpatient units due to respiratory and influenza-like illnesses. For that reason, we are increasing our masking requirements effective Tuesday, September 26, 2023.
As of September 26, masking will be required on all Inpatient Clinical Units and in the Emergency Department. This masking requirement applies to all staff, professional staff, learners, volunteers and Essential Care Partners/Care Partners (ECPs/CPs). The masking requirements are as follows:
Our Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) team continuously monitors the need to expand masking requirements based on infection levels and should masking requirements change, they will be communicated broadly.