TORRINGTON — The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital updated its visitor policy with an effective date of Monday, September 20 at its Torrington campus, 540 Litchfield St.

Visiting hours at the hospital’s inpatient areas, floors 4, 5, 6 and the ICU, will remain from noon to 8 p.m., seven days a week.

Visiting hours to the Emergency Department in Torrington will be 24/7.

Visiting hours to the Winsted Emergency Department will be daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Winsted Health Center, 80 South Main St.

Two visitors will be allowed at one time when visiting the emergency departments, inpatient floors and scheduled surgeries requiring a stay.

For the 3rd floor maternity, one support person is allowed to come and go throughout the stay. A second person is allowed during the labor and delivery process.

For outpatient and surgical services, escorts will be allowed to wait in socially distanced waiting areas.

Visitors are currently not allowed in the 7th floor Behavior Health Unit. Limited clinical exceptions may be made per the medical provider.

All visitors will receive a health screening and temperature check. The hospital asks those experience cold or flu like symptoms not to visit the hospital.

Mask wearing and social distancing is required on hospital grounds.

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