COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions

Restrictions are intended to keep team members and patients safe by decreasing traffic into and out of the hospital, and to deceasing traffic activity within the hospital.

Restrictions are intended to conserve PPE resources.

The ED/Outpatient/Clinic patient is allowed 1 visitor per patient.

  • Visitor must not be ill and must be screened according to visitor policy. If the visitor is ill they will not be allowed to accompany the patient.
  • Only 1  visitor allowed for entire visit (i.e. cannot rotate out with multiple visitors for same patient)
  • Visitor is to remain in the designated area (ED room, OP waiting area, clinic room or waiting area) and not wander through the department or building.
  • On arrival, begin communicating to patient and visitor that the visitor is only allowed in the immediate setting and will not be allowed to stay if the patient is admitted.
  • See exceptions for  designated caregivers

Urologists treat a wide variety of conditions that affect the urinary system and male reproductive system. 

In men, urologists treat:
Cancers of the bladder, kidneys, penis, testicles and adrenal and prostrate glands prostate gland enlargement
Erectile dysfunction
Infertility, interstitial cystitis, also called painful bladder syndrome
and more

In women, urologists treat:
Bladder prolapse or the dropping of the bladder into the vagina
Cancers of the bladder, kidneys and adrenal glands
Overactive bladder

In children, urologists treat:
Undescended testicles
Hypospadias repair

Urinary frequency