UHS suspends some hospital visitation

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BINGHAMTON, NY – While COVID-19 numbers rise in Broome County, UHS has suspended visitation.

Exceptions to the rule are allowed in certain circumstances, though the number of visitors or support persons are limited.

All visiting must be screened for COVID-19 and must wear a mask.

They are also not permitted to go anywhere except the patient’s room.

People under 18 are not permitted to visit at this time.

Approved visitors must enter at the designated entrances and times, listed below.

UHS Wilson Medical Center:

-Must use Baldwin Street Entrance daily from 5 am to 9 pm

UHS Binghamton General:

-Mitchell Avenue Entrance daily from 5am to 9 pm

-Park Avenue Entrance for Dialysis patience Monday through Friday, 5 am to 6 pm.

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