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Visitor Restrictions



  • 1 visitor allowed with inpatient 

  • 1 visitor allowed with covid positive patient, visitor must wear appropriate PPE 

  • 1 support person allowed with a laboring OB patient

  • 1 support person allowed with an outpatient OB ultrasound

  • 1 visitor allowed with a pediatric patient

  • 1 visitor allowed with a cognitively disabled patient

End of Life Visitor Policy: 

  • If patient is receiving End of Life care, no more than 2 visitors allowed in the building at one time. 

  • If the End of Life patient is COVID-19 positive, visitors must wear gowns, gloves and N95 masks. Family members must stay 6 feet away from the patient as much as possible to limit exposure.


  • Be screened upon entering the building

  • Wear a mask at all times while in the facility

  • Be free from illness such as (fever, sore throat, cough, diarrhea, vomiting, or runny nose)

  • Check in at registration before visiting or accompanying patient receiving services to verify the purpose of the visit

The main hospital entrance will be locked at 4:30pm until 6:00am the following day, Mon-Fri, and will be locked all day on Saturday & Sunday. To enter the hospital when doors are locked, please enter through main Emergency Room entrance. 

Visitor restrictions are temporary and subject to change as necessary.

(UPDATED JULY 9, 2021)

Memorial Medical Clinics
Bowen - Carthage - Colchester - Hamilton 
 - LaHarpe - Nauvoo

Clinic Visitor Policy: 

  • 1 visitor allowed with patient

  • 2 designated visitors allowed for newborn visits

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath), call the COVID-19 Hotline at 217-357-0617. 

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