Visitor Guidelines During COVID-19 Pandemic

Beth Israel Lahey Health has taken a number of steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in order keep our patients and staff safe. Please review our updated visitor policy below. Additional COVID-19 resources, including information on testing and vaccination, can be found here.

Visitor Policy

BID Needham revised its visitation guidance to ensure the safety of our patients, visitors and staff. Effective Friday, April 22, we are allowing two visitors per day from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm for hospitalized patients, at the discretion of the clinical care team. Each ambulatory/procedural patient is allowed one essential escort.

Inpatients

  • Visitors are not allowed for patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
  • All other patients may have a maximum of two visitors per day, at the discretion of the clinical care team.
  • Visiting hours are from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Ambulatory/Procedural Day Patients

  • Each ambulatory/procedural patient is allowed one essential escort.