KCH Limited Visitor Access Until Further Notice

As of Monday, June 8, 2020, visitors are limited to the following conditions: 

  • 1 visitor will be allowed per patient in the Emergency Department
  • 1 visitor will be allowed per patient on in-patient floors
  • Maternity patients may have 1 support person for the duration of their hospital stay

NO OTHER VISITORS will be allowed, with very limited exceptions only for:

  • End-of-life patients
  • Certain patients who require specific types of assistance or support
  • Parents or legal guardians will be permitted to visit patients under 18

There will be no time limits on approved visitors. There will be no visitation restriction on members of the clergy and those with active power of attorney.

Patients, visitors or support persons may be asked to wait in their vehicles, depending on the treatment area being utilized and patient volume.


All Knox Community Hospital care sites will be impacted by this policy, to include:

  • Knox Community Hospital
  • Knox Medical Pavilion
  • Center for Rehabilitation and Wellness
  • KCH Urgent Care
  • All Department of Primary and Specialty Care Physician Group offices
  • Any KCH-run facility

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