Important update from Baptist Health

March 15, 2020

​In order to minimize potential exposure to illnesses, including COVID-19, Baptist Health has implemented extra precautions effective at 8pm today, March 15, at all of our hospital and emergency center locations:

– Baptist Health will suspend patient visitation, effective Sunday, March 15, 2020.

Exceptions may be made for parents/guardians of pediatric patients; certain individuals authorized to make care decisions for patients; and spouses/partners of Labor and Delivery patients. All permitted visitors will be screened for fever, cough and shortness of breath and will be denied entry if they have symptoms.

– Entry point modifications have been made to our campuses. Patients and permitted visitors should enter through the following areas:

Baptist Jacksonville: Emergency Department and Pavilion
Baptist South: Pediatric and adult ED entrances
Baptist Clay: ED entrance
Baptist Nassau: Main and ED entrances
Baptist Beaches: ED entrance and Maternity entrances
Baptist MD Anderson: Enter through the parking garage

– Patients should check with their physician if they have scheduling questions regarding elective procedures and surgeries.