NHRMC implements new guidelines for visitors, children no longer permitted

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center. (Photo: WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Pender Memorial Hospital have updated their visitor guidelines for visitors to any NHRMC hospital facility to help protect the community.

  • No visitors age 12 and under are permitted
  • Each patient is limited to two adult visitors at a time
  • Do not visit if you have flu-like symptoms, including fever and cough, until 48 hours after your symptoms are gone
  • Sanitize your hands often

Pender’s skilled nursing facility is also included in the guidelines. Pender Memorial has also limited its visitors hours to between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Outside groups that have visited the hospital in the past have been notified not to come.

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These guidelines go into effect on Thursday.