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Visitor Restrictions

Good Samaritan is taking extra precautions to protect patients, employees, visitors and the general public following the Indiana State Department of Health announcing confirmed cases of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) in Indiana. This is the latest update on procedures being put into place at Good Samaritan.

Access to Good Samaritan for patients are at these areas:

Health Pavilion

Monday – Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday - 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Emergency Department


Inpatient Visitation Hours - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Inpatient Behavioral Health Visitation Hours - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Patient and Visitor COVID-19 Screening

All visitors and patients will screened for COVID-19 upon entering our facilities. This screening includes asking questions about any symptoms of COVID-19, recent testing and exposure.

Visitor Guidelines:

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*Nursing supervisor is to be notified for decision making regarding unusual circumstances or for visitation past 6 p.m.

*In the best interest of a patient, the healthcare team may need to alter the visitation.

*Masking is optional beginning October 4, 2022. The masking policy is subject to change when the CDC Data Tracker indicates a COVID-19 Community Level Status of yellow or red in Knox County.

*Discharge support planning & education may occur outside of visitation hours

Patients and visitors will still need to be screened before entering the hospital, provider offices and clinics.

Valet service at the hospital has been suspended until further notice as well, however, a shuttle will still be available to pick up patients in the parking lot. Patients coming to the hospital for an outpatient visit, please be on the lookout for the valet shuttle for a ride to the door.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)

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