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Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute

Due to the heightened risk that COVID-19 poses to cancer patients, we are not generally permitting visitors to accompany patients to the Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute.

Visitors are not permitted at this time other than the following limited exceptions:

Clinic visits

  • Patient’s first visit with a physician at the Cancer Institute (New Patient Visit)
  • If a physician has pre-approved a patient to bring a visitor to an upcoming clinic visit

Radiation Therapy

  • First time meeting with physician only

There are no exceptions in the following areas:

  • Lab
  • Infusion Therapy

Patients with special circumstances are allowed one visitor:

  • Pediatric patients
  • Cognitive impairment requiring a constant companion

Visitors who that have been pre-approved must comply with the following regulations:

  • All visitors must wear a mask.  If a visitor is unable to wear a mask due to a medical condition, they will not be able to accompany the patient.
  • Visitors with confirmed COVID-19, under investigation for COVID-19, or in recent contact with a COVID-19 patient may not enter
  • Visitors must not have any active COVID-19 symptoms and must pass through a clinical screening before entering
  • Visitors must remain with the patient at all times and immediately leave the facility after the visit