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CHH Updates COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions

September 20, 2021

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) is updating the visitor policy to its Torrington campus at 540 Litchfield Street inpatient floors, ICU, outpatient service areas, and Torrington and Winsted Emergency Departments effective Monday, Sept. 20.

Visitors hours in the hospital’s inpatient areas (floors 4, 5, 6 and ICU) remain seven days a week from noon to 8 p.m. Visitors to the CHH Emergency Department in Torrington are allowed 24/7 and in the Winsted Emergency Department daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Two visitors at a time are allowed when visiting the Emergency Departments, inpatient floors and scheduled surgeries requiring a stay.

When visiting COVID-19 positive patients, one visitor at a time is allowed at the discretion of the clinical team on Inpatient Floors, ICU and for scheduled surgeries requiring a stay. Special exceptions for COVID-19 positive patients may be made at the discretion of clinical leadership.

For 3rd Floor Maternity, one support person is allowed to come and go throughout the stay. A second support person is allowed during the labor and delivery process.

For outpatient/surgical services, escorts are allowed to wait in socially distanced waiting areas.

Visitors are currently not allowed in the 7th floor Behavioral Health Unit. Limited clinical exceptions may be made per the medical provider.

When entering the hospital, all visitors receive a health screening and temperature check. Individuals are asked not to visit the hospital if they are ill or have symptoms of cold or flu.

Please be advised that mask-wearing and social distancing is still in effect on Hospital grounds.