How many people can visit or be with a patient?
- Staying in the hospital: 2 visitors allowed from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and 1 overnight visitor allowed
- In the ER: 2 people allowed
- At clinic appointment: 2 people allowed
At medical visits and in the hospital, visitors must:
- Wear a mask
- Be 12 or older
- Not have COVID symptoms or exposures
See all visitor restrictions (PDF).
We allow some exceptions.
Bringing Your Child as a Visitor
In most cases, children over 12 can visit someone in the hospital. However, some areas, such as the behavioral health areas, have more restrictions. Call 434.924.3627 before you come to confirm specific visitor restrictions and exceptions.
When You Can Have a Visitor: Policy Exceptions
For questions about exceptions and beyond what's listed here, talk to the unit manager or the patient's care team. They will review your request.
End of Life
If facing death, we can allow 2 visitors, 24/7.
Having a Baby
If you’re having a baby, you can have 2 visitors, 24/7.
In the hospital, clergy members can visit in addition to your allowed visitors.