As global and domestic cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) rise, we have implemented additional measures at our hospitals and clinics to protect the health of everyone we serve.
To protect the health and safety of our patients, visitors and associates, Saint Joseph Hospital and Cancer Centers of Colorado are implementing temporary visitation restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus.
As of Friday, March 20 at 5 a.m., Saint Joseph Hospital is not allowing any visitors at the main hospital until further notice.
One visitor will be permitted in the following situations:
In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the baby, mother who is banded and another support person who is banded is allowed.
Thank you for understanding and for your cooperation to help keep our patients, providers and associates safe.
Entrances 2, 3 and 4 are temporarily closed. Patients, visitors and associates should use the Main Entrance or the Emergency Department Entrance located at the front of the hospital at 19th Ave. and Lafayette St.
COVID-19 is spread through person-to-person contact and by coming into contact with infected surfaces. You can help protect yourself and limit the spread of disease with these tips:
Signs and symptoms of infection with the new coronavirus can be mild to severe and include:
Symptoms may appear 14 days after exposure.
Those with underlying medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes or chronic lung disease should take extra precautions to avoid unnecessary exposure.
Call your doctor if:
If your symptoms are severe, seek emergency care or call 911.
Your doctor must provide an order for testing in advance of your arrival.
Consider using SCL Health’s Right Care virtual options.