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Baton Rouge General Adjusts Visitor Policy

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  • Written By: Baton Rouge General

BATON ROUGE, La. – As COVID-19 cases in the hospital and in our community continue to increase, Baton Rouge General has adjusted its visitation policy beginning Sunday, July 18.

  • We will allow one visitor per patient on most nursing units, including the Emergency Room. One visitor is allowed to spend the night
  • We will allow two visitors per patient in Labor and Delivery.
  • Designated visiting hours in the ICU and Behavioral Health Unit will remain the same, and one visitor will be allowed per patient. Overnight visitor will not be allowed in the ICU.
  • We will allow one visitor per patient in the surgery waiting area.
  • Skilled Nursing visitation will remain by appointment only.
  • Visiting hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with over 600 licensed beds between three 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 is affiliated with several medical school programs, 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, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @BRGeneral and Instagram @batonrougegeneral.