Pre-procedural patient testing is still in place, whether the patient is vaccinated or unvaccinated. View current standards.
The change is in response to a new OSHA standard and does not reflect any change in risk to health-care providers.
The treatment is indicated for certain high-risk outpatients. BJC provides details for health-care providers.
Effective August 18, COVID-19 pre-procedural testing will be reinstated for all patients, regardless of vaccination status.
Read new guidance for how long to use your N95 respirator.
BJC HealthCare hospitals are gradually easing visitor restrictions made necessary by the pandemic.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital relaxes its visitor policy for outpatient clinics and ambulatory visits.
BJC’s Parkview Tower location now offers weekend hours on Saturdays.
Because medical-grade masks already contain multiple layers of barrier, wearing two masks is not recommended, nor has it been shown to provide additional protection against the virus.
Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will speak at the Department of Medicine’s virtual Grand Rounds on Jan. 7. The event, available live on YouTube, is open to all.