As of Friday morning, January 22, all Mission Hospital locations have changed to visitor restrictions Level 2. This means visitors will be limited to one designated adult patient advocate per day during visiting hours. Visitors will not be allowed for COVID-19-positive patients or with patients awaiting a COVID-19 test result. Everyone who enters the building will be screened and masked. Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine will continue to route all visitors through the Emergency Entrance. However Mission Hospital in Asheville has changed to the following entrance restrictions:
Entrance 1: Emergency Department – open 24/7 to patients only
Entrance 2: For surgery and procedural patients – open Monday – Friday, 4:30am – 5pm
Entrance 4: For direct admissions and outpatients – open 7 days a week, 5am – 8:30pm
Entrance 9: Labor and Delivery – accessible 24/7, for expecting mothers only with one significant other and a trained doula, if requested.
Entrance 10: For cardiac and vascular patients – open Monday – Friday, 5am – 5pm