Mayo Clinic in Rochester eased restrictions for hospitalized pediatric patients, effective Monday, Feb. 7.
The number of visitors per pediatric inpatient ― those hospital patients age 18 and under ― is limited to two consistent designated visitors. Visitors must be at least 16 years old and are allowed to visit at any time for the duration of the hospitalization, including overnight. A responsible adult must accompany all visitors under age 18.
At times, the number of visitors in a patient's room may need to be limited out of medical necessity, as determined by the care team.
Safety remains Mayo Clinic's primary focus. To protect the safety of staff, patients and visitors, Mayo Clinic in Rochester will continue to:
Patient and visitor guidelines