COVID-19 Best Practices:

For the safety of our patients and staff, WNJ has adopted the following guidelines for visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guidelines for Visitors:

  • Visitors will not be permitted for patients who have confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
  • All visitors must sign-in at the Main Entrance screening desk where they will be screened for symptoms and provided a sticker with the date and patient location to be worn daily.
  • Visitors must bring their own face mask and it must be worn throughout the duration of their visit.
  • Visitors under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Visiting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 pm.
  • All approved visitors must follow proper infection prevention practices, including masking, hand washing/sanitizing and physical distancing.

Unit Guidelines:

  • Emergency Room – limited to 2 visitors at a time after the initial exam, except for pediatric patients who may receive two at all times.
  • Intensive Care Unit – limited to 2 visitors at a time.
  • Maternity/L&D – limited to 2 visitors during labor and delivery.
  • Surgery & Procedures – 2 visitors per patient to assist; the surgical team will instruct visitors on an appropriate place to wait during surgery.