COVID 19 Policies & Procedures

USMD Hospital at Arlington is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. As we work together to keep patients, visitors, and staff safe, here’s what you can expect when visiting USMD Hospital at Arlington. We thank you for your support of these processes.

  • Regular visiting hours are from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • During regular visiting hours, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., two visitors per patient per day will be allowed for patients who do not have COVID-19 or are not suspected of having COVID-19.
  • After 7:00 p.m., only one visitor will be allowed and may stay overnight.
  • No visitors will be allowed for patients with COVID-19 (positive or suspected positive cases) in any department, except for special circumstances that must be approved by the department manager.
  • Clergy may visit any patient, at any time
  • All visitors must be at least 16 years old

Visitation by Department for Patients

COVID

No visitors for COVID patients or those patients who are suspected of having COVID until a negative result is received.

Non-COVID

One designated visitor per patient. Visitor may wait in the waiting room with patient, but must accompany patient to treatment room once roomed until patient is discharged.

COVID

One designated visitor throughout patient’s entire stay. Visitation will be restricted to one hour each day. Situations may warrant visitation restriction to be adjusted. Overnight visitation will not be allowed.

Non-COVID

Up to three visitors may visit at one time per patient. Only one visitor may stay overnight.

COVID

One designated visitor throughout patient’s entire stay. Visitation will be restricted to one hour each day. Situations may warrant visitation restriction to be adjusted. Overnight visitation will not be allowed.

Non-COVID

Up to two visitors may visit at one time per patient. Others may visit, but will wait in the waiting area until less than two visitors are present at the bedside. Visitation may be limited based on patient’s condition.

COVID

One visitor may accompany the patient to the department.

Non-COVID

One visitor may accompany the patient to the department.

COVID

No visitors allowed for patients who have tested positive for COVID at pre-assessment testing appointment.

Non-COVID

Two visitors may accompany patients to Day Surgery. Only one visitor may be at the bedside while the patient awaits surgery.

  • Wear face mask and wrist band at all times
  • Outside face masks may be worn by visitors, with the exception of gaiters or bandanas
  • Keep a safe distance from others
  • Practice good hand washing
  • Follow all hospital staff instructions
  • Exceptions to the above guideline must be approved by Administration
USMD Hospital at Arlington is a joint venture with Texas Health Resources and meets the definition under federal law of a physician-owned hospital. Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital. A list of physician owners is available upon request.