08/09/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/09/2021 17:01
Beginning this Wednesday, August 11, 2021, Huntington Hospital will comply with California Department of Public Health's recent order requiring that all visitors to our hospital present proof of being fully vaccinated (defined in the order and below) or show proof of negative results of a COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to entering. Below is accepted proof of vaccination and test requirements per the order.
If you are fully vaccinated, prior to entering our facility you must present:
If you are unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated, prior to entering our facility you are required to present:
Mask, personal protective equipment, and physical distancing requirements:
Visitors will not be permitted inside our facility without proper documentation. Visitors who are visiting a patient in critical condition, when death may be imminent, are exempt from the vaccination and testing requirements of this Order.
Please note, the Order defines 'Fully Vaccinated' and 'Incompletely Vaccinated' as follows:
'Fully Vaccinated' means individuals who are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19: two weeks or more after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna or vaccine authorized by the World Health Organization), or two weeks or more after they have received a single-dose vaccine (Johnson and Johnson [J&J]/Janssen). COVID-19 vaccines that are currently authorized for emergency use:
'Incompletely vaccinated' means persons who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine but do not meet the definition of fully vaccinated.
For more information about the health order, please go to: Order of the State Public Health Officer Requirements for Visitors in Acute Health Care and Long-Term Care Settings
As a reminder, Huntington's visitation policy is updated frequently. To see the latest visitor policy, please go to: Visitor Information | Huntington Hospital