SUBJECT: Hospital Policy During the Declaration of Health Emergency Effective Immediately
In the interest of the service, the following will be strictly implemented during the Declaration of Health Emergency:
1. Limit visiting privileges - Visiting hours shall remain at 10:00 am to 12:00 noon and 4:00 to 6:00 pm daily. However, each patient shall be allowed 1 visitor per day, on either visiting period (AM or PM) only. Watchers and visitors will be requested to vacate the waiting area at 7:00 am every day for cleaning of the area and may re-enter the hospital premises through the triage for temperature check;
2. Limit check-up at the OPD:
a. Advise prenatal checkup follow-up after every 2 - 3 months for low risk patients;
b. Well baby checkup is temporarily suspended. Advise parents on discharge to do well baby check-up nearby health centers;
c. Internal Medicine will manage medical problems of Ob-Gyn patients only.
3. Personalized Care - Doctors are advised to provide cellphone number for telephone consult and appointments. Each patient should be able to identify her personal doctor;
4. Private Practice - Admission of private patients is temporarily suspended.