Visitor guidelines

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To protect the health of the kids and families we serve, Children’s Wisconsin will be temporarily updating our visitor guidelines at both our Milwaukee and Fox Valley hospitals for the remainder of this viral season. We appreciate the commitment and partnership of our patient families and staff to provide a safe environment for everyone. Below are our current visitor practices:

In our Milwaukee and Fox Valley hospitals: Two individuals age 12 and older are allowed at the bedside. Up to five individuals are allowed on a patient’s visitor list, and that list must remain the same for the patient’s entire stay.

COVID-19-positive patients: Two adults are allowed at the bedside at a time. Two adults are allowed on a patient’s visitor list. These two names must remain the same for the entire stay.

COVID-19-exposed patients: Two adults are allowed at the bedside at a time. Four adults are allowed on a patient’s visitor list. These four names must remain the same for the entire stay.

In our Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units: Two individuals can be at the bedside at a time. Only siblings age 12 and older may visit and must be accompanied by a parent.

In our Primary Care, Urgent Care, Emergency Department, Specialty Care, imaging, outpatient laboratories, therapies and community services: Two individuals of any age may accompany a patient or client.

In our Surgicenter and surgical services on the Milwaukee campus: Two adults (age 18 and older) may accompany the patient.