no-visitor policy effective Monday, September 13, 2021

Northern Light Blue Hill, Maine Coast hospitals restrict visitation

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 5:30pm

ELLSWORTH and BLUE HILL — Due to the increased COVID-19 activity in the local communities and across the state, Northern Light Blue Hill and Maine Coast Hospitals are implementing a no-visitor policy, effective Monday, September 13, 2021.  

Exceptions will be made in end-of-life, obstetrics, emergency, and pediatric instances.

Please contact the department or practice with specific questions.

“While we know that this may be difficult for patients and their loved ones, we feel it is critical to limit hospital visitation for the safety of our patients, staff, and community,” said Kristin Cyr, vice president nursing and patient care services, in a news release. “Our hospitals are committed to keeping everyone safe.”