December 7, 2021
Trinity Health recognizes contact with family and friends is an important aspect of patient care and visits are encouraged. Please see the below guidance regarding visitation:
- Visiting hours are 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- All visitors must be screened at the check in desks and obtain a visitor badge.
- Visitors could be denied access if currently or have recently been ill or in close contact with a contagious disease.
- Masks are required at all times within the facility, including when you are in the room with the patient.
- Visitors will utilize hand hygiene when entering and exiting a patient room.
- Patients are requested to identify one contact person for communication with the medical team.
- For patients having surgery or procedures prior to visiting hours, staff will follow the visitor exceptions list in the Visitation Guidelines Policy.
Trinity Hospital Visitor Policy Guidelines
December 7, 2021
|Two (2) visitors at a time, per patient.||Children under the age of 18 must always be accompanied by an adult.||EXCEPTION: The Emergency Trauma Center will allow 1-2 family/support persons as space and patient care allows.|
|Lobbies and Waiting Rooms||Lobbies and waiting areas are open to visitors and mobile patients.||ICU and SDS waiting areas are reserved for visitors of patients in those areas only.|
|Cafeteria||Cafeteria is open to visitors. Vending machines are available in cafeteria area after hours.||EXCEPTION: If visiting a patient in isolation, you are requested to leave the facility directly after your visit.|
|Outside Food||Allowed to be brought in as a visitor.||Allowed for patients dependent on individual diet restrictions.||Outside food delivery is permitted for patients or visitors. Must be retrieved at the South or ETC entrance.|
|Overnight Visitors||Family may be allowed based on condition of patient, judgement of the nurse and Administrator and Director On Call approval.||EXCEPTION: Semi private rooms do not allow overnight visitors if both beds are occupied.||EXCEPTION: Isolation, ICU and Behavioral Health patients may not allow overnight visitors in the room.|
|Spiritual Leaders||Spiritual Leaders are a part of Hospital services and can be contacted by going through Trinity Health Communications (857-5000). You are welcome to have visitation from your own church or affiliation. Spiritual Leaders are allowed in addition to the 2 visitors per patient.|
|End of Life||Exceptions can be requested for additional visitors. Cultural and Religious exceptions will also be considered. Please see Nursing staff for more information.|
|Women and Childern||There are exceptions for birthing rooms, newborn, pediatrics and NICU. Please see Nursing staff for more information.|
|Behavioral Health Units||Visiting hours in the Behavioral Health Units may vary by program. Please consult Nursing staff in the individual units.|
|Isolation Patients||Please reference additional information regarding guidelines when visiting a patient in isolation rooms. Additional PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required depending on condition of patient and area of hospital you are visiting. Please see Nursing staff for more information.|
Vaccine Open to Everyone Age 5 and Older
COVID-19 vaccines are our most promising opportunity to move from the grip of a pandemic back toward normal life. Trinity Health encourages everyone to get the vaccine and is now taking calls from anyone age 5 and up who would like to get vaccinated.
Appointments for Ages 18 +
COVID-19 vaccines and booster vaccines for ages 18 + are available in Minot and all our community clinics.
Simply call 701-857-2515 in Minot, or your local Trinity Health clinic outside of Minot, to schedule an appointment.
Appointments for Ages 5 – 17
COVID-19 vaccines for ages 5 to 17 are available in Minot and Williston.
In Minot, call Trinity Health’s Pediatric Department at 701-857-5413; in Williston, call 701-572-7711.
Tell your family and friends, too! If you know anyone else who wants the vaccine, invite them to call us.
If you have COVID-19 symptoms and need to be tested, please call First District Health Unit at 852-1376 for an appointment.
If you need proof of a COVID-19 test but have no symptoms, Trinity Health offers rapid antigen testing at a cost of $75. Test results are ready in 15 minutes. Call 857-7817 for an appointment.
For additional information on COVID-19 testing, please consult the coronavirus page of FDHU’s website, fdhu.org.
MASK/FACE COVERING MANDATORY
- Masks must be worn in every Trinity Health facility throughout your visit. This includes while visiting in a patient’s room.
- Due to a limited supply of masks to hand out, anyone entering a Trinity Health facility Is REQUIRED TO BRING AND WEAR THEIR OWN FACE COVERING.
- Visitors seen without a mask will be asked to wear one.
- Visitors MAY BE DENIED ACCESS if they refuse to comply with the mask policy.
- If masks are not worn appropriately, Trinity Health reserves the right to ask a visitor to leave.
Thank you for choosing Trinity Health and for helping to keep our facilities safe for all patients, visitors, and staff.