Two midstate hospital groups announce visitation restrictions

  • Craig Rhodes
With our coronavirus coverage, our goal is to equip you with the information you need. Rather than chase every update, we’ll try to keep things in context and focus on helping you make decisions. See all of our stories here.

What you should know
» Coronavirus facts & FAQ
» Map: Confirmed cases in the U.S. and around the world
» How to prepare your home for coronavirus

(Harrisburg) — Penn State health and UPMC Pinnacle have announced temporary visitation restrictions at their facilities throughout south central Pennsylvania due to the coronavirus.

Penn State Health says patients at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State Children’s Hospital in Hershey may have only two visitors at a time.  Adult patients at St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading may have one visitor at a time, pediatric patients two at a time.

Visitors under the age of 18 are not allowed to visit either campus.

UPMC Pinnacle says visitors are limited to one at a time at all of their inpatient and outpatient facilities.

No children are allowed.

UPMC also says volunteer activities at all of their hospitals and facilities are temporarily suspended.

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »

Up Next
Regional & State News

Amid decline, newspapers press less for records in court