Effective Monday, Nov. 30, obstetric patients may have one designated visitor per day in both the inpatient and ambulatory setting.
Starting Monday, Nov. 16, some elective surgeries and procedures are being postponed to free staffing and bed capacity in anticipation of a dramatic surge in COVID-19 patient volumes.
A new guidance document is available.
To help manage an expected shortage of rapid COVID-19 tests, new conservation strategies go into effect on July 30, 2020.
The BJC/Washington University PPE Guidelines were updated July 30, 2020, to include images depicting what constitutes acceptable eyewear for protection against COVID-19.
BJC HealthCare and Washington University Physicians provides a fact sheet about testing patients for COVID-19 before procedures.
The School of Medicine has begun gradually resuming many of the clinical services and procedures that had been postponed during the last two months.
Policies are in place regarding visiting hospitalized patients.
People with COVID-19 who are seen by Washington University physicians or BJC Medical Group providers, but not sick enough to be hospitalized, can be enrolled in an in-home health monitoring program.
The Barnes-Jewish Hospital Core Laboratory now offers serologic testing for COVID-19 to patients at BJH and St. Louis Children’s hospitals.