Overlake is committed to the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff. To provide the safest and most comfortable environment possible, we offer the requirements and recommendations listed below. Thank you for your help in keeping all Overlake patients, visitors and staff safe.
Please note: Overlake Medical Center & Clinics prohibits the carrying of any firearm or weapon on the hospital and clinics’ premises.
VISITORS ALLOWED: Hospital patients may have two visitors or four visitors for end-of-life or comfort care (two visitors at a time). Children/minors under 16 years of age who are from the same household as the patient may visit if accompanied by an adult. They may not be left in the room unaccompanied. Maximum one minor child accompanied by one adult at a time (i.e., two visitors per patient). Visitors may switch out.
Overlake NICU has specific guidelines for visiting:
- Two banded visitors may visit 24/7 (age 16 or older).
- An additional third visitor (non-banded) is allowed (one per day) and must visit with a banded visitor.
- Non-banded visitors may only visit during Overlake visiting hours of 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- Limit to three visitors at the bedside at a time, except if visitor is a sibling as described below.
- Visitors under 16 years of age must be siblings and members of the same household and must be accompanied by an adult.
Overlake Childbirth Center has specific guidelines for visiting:
- Two visitors, plus one certified labor support doula, are welcome in Labor and Delivery.
- Four visitors welcome after transfer to postpartum unit, which includes up to two children with adult supervision.
- One overnight visitor.
Overlake Clinics patients may have one adult accompany them. Face masks are required in exam rooms and physical therapy gyms. Follow staff instructions. In addition:
- Postpartum patients may bring their newborns.
- Patients may bring their children, if they have no alternative; however, some clinics have small waiting rooms and may request that children not accompany your visit.
Visitors are required to wear masks in patient rooms if staff is present and in clinic exam rooms, therapy gyms, procedure rooms, and at all times in semi-private rooms.
If you are a visitor and have a cold, fever or flu-like symptoms, please visit when you are feeling better.
VISITING HOURS: 7 a.m.–9 p.m. daily for hospital inpatients. | Emergency Department, Childbirth Center or for patients at the end of life: 24/7.
Visitors may come and go from patient rooms but must not linger in hallways in patient-care areas. Visitors are allowed in public spaces but must follow all posted and staff instructions for masking and social distancing.
For more detailed information, see the Visitors’ Guide.