Jones Memorial Hospital suspends visiting hours


WELLSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) — Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville is suspending visiting hours, as of Thursday.

This is due to a surge of COVID-19 cases in Allegany County.

There are a number of exceptions to the suspended visiting hours:

  • Pediatric patients may have one guardian visitor.
  • OB patients may have one support person with them throughout labor and delivery.
  • One support person is allowed when it is deemed medically essential.
  • People with intellectual or developmental disabilities may have one support person visit.
  • End of life visitation is allowed.

In addition to this, the Jones Memorial Hospital cafe is closed to the public until further notice.

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