Committed to Keeping You Safe

Important Safety Reminders

Thank you for continuing to help keep everyone safe as we work together to #CancelCovid.

  • Masking is still required by employees, patients, and visitors in all St. Clair Health Facilities
  • Wash hands often with soap & water for at least 20 seconds and/or use hand sanitizer
  • If unvaccinated, then maintain social distancing protocols


Please note which group you or those you know may be a part of and act accordingly.

  • Patients will be screened at point of service
  • Visitors will be asked to self-screen
  • Visitors with symptoms should not enter St. Clair Health facilities

Building Access

During regular business hours, patients, visitors, and staff can now:

  • Enter and exit via the previously closed entry to the 4th floor of the main Hospital
  • Have access to and from the Professional Office Building and the Hospital
  • Access and cross the 3rd floor bridge

Visitor Access

St. Clair Health recognizes that visits from family and friends are important during a patient’s hospitalization. 

 The following guidelines are in effect until further notice.

  • All permitted visitors and Support Persons must:
    • Be accompanied by an adult if under 16 years of age (and count as 1 visitor);
    • Masks are optional with the following exceptions:
      • Visitors experiencing respiratory symptoms should not enter the facility.
      • Masking is still recommended for severely immunocompromised individuals.
      • Patients and team members experiencing respiratory symptoms are required to mask while in St. Clair Health facilities.
    • Self monitor for symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, sore throat, muscle pain, headache, loss of taste or smell.
  • Inpatient Units: Two (2) visitors at a time are welcome between the hours of 9 AM – 9 PM with the following exceptions:
    • Medical/Surgical Inpatient Unit: Two visitors at a time are welcome between the hours of 9 AM – 9 PM
    • Critical Care Units: Up to two (2) visitors at a time are welcome between the hours of Noon – 2 PM and 5 PM – 7 PM
    • COVID-Positive Patients: Visitation will be on an individual basis in accordance with patient’s clinical condition. Visitors will be given a KN95 mask for use when in the patient’s room and are asked not to utilize common areas of the hospital. 
    • Family Birth Center:
      • During labor and delivery, two (2) support persons over the age of 18 are welcome.
      • In postpartum rooms, two (2) visitors are welcome between the hours of 11 AM – 9 PM. This includes siblings. Any visitor under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
      • One (1) adult support person may stay overnight.
  • Emergency Department: Two visitors may accompany the patient throughout their visit. Note that visitors will be asked to wait in the waiting room during the initial 15-minute assessment of the patient, before joining them in a treatment room where they are asked to remain for the duration of the stay. 

Exceptions to this policy may be made in consultation with the care team under extenuating circumstances. 


The Volunteer Program has been an integral part of St. Clair Health for many years. We are pleased to announce plans to reinstate volunteers in the coming weeks, and will reintegrate the respective services as per the needs and continued safety of our patients, visitors, and staff.

If you are interested in volunteering at St. Clair, please call 412.942.2085.