New no visitor policy implemented at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

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PEORIA, Ill. OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and the OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois will now have a strict no visitor policy.

Representatives of OSF say it is in response to Governor J.B. Pritzker’s stay at home announcement Friday afternoon. The policy goes into effect at 5 p.m. Saturday.

There are a few exceptions:

  • One visitor will be allowed for pediatric patients
  • One visitor will be allowed for childbirth
  • Exceptions will be made for end-of-life situations

Hospital officials say the move is an important step to keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible.

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