BATON ROUGE, La. – As COVID cases in our area continue to increase,
Baton Rouge General is further restricting visitation throughout their
hospitals and clinics. Beginning Saturday, July 25 at 6:00 a.m., non-COVID
patients in hospitals and clinics will be allowed one visitor or guest.
Visitors are still not allowed in COVID units, in emergency rooms or in
the skilled nursing unit at the Mid City campus.
- Be 18 or older.
- Wear a mask.
- Stay home if they are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
In non-COVID intensive care units, one visitor is allowed per day, with
the following restrictions:
- One visitor will be allowed to visit their loved one from 2 – 5 p.m.
- On their first visit, an ICU staff member will meet the visitor and escort
them to the patient room.
For the most up-to-date information on BRG’s visitor policy, visit
About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community
hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General
opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community
with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital
since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as an affiliate of Tulane University
School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including
a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine
Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine
Fellowship Program. For more information, visit
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