As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the world, the safety and well-being of our patients remains our utmost priority.
Tri-City Medical Center is taking proactive measures in accordance to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and direction from the San Diego County Department of Public Health’s Order of the Public Health Officer effective March 13, 2020:
Non-essential personnel are prohibited from entry into any hospital or long term care facility serving seniors.
In accordance with the San Diego County Health Department
visitation is prohibited.
The following exceptions apply:
• Birth Partner in Labor & Delivery – limit 1
• NICU Parents – limit 1
• Compassionate Visitation at End of Life
To help us preserve valuable personal protective equipment, please wear your own mask/face covering while at the medical center.
All visitors will be screened prior to entry, per California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Guidelines.
Visitors to isolation rooms will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment.
Visitors who meet the following criteria are NOT permitted to visit patients inside the medical center:
- Been in contact with a laboratory-confirmed Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) patient
- Travelers returning from high risk countries in the past 14 days prior to symptom onset
- Experiencing the following symptoms; fever, cough or shortness of breath
- Age 14 or younger
Visitors may contact staff or patients by phone through our general line at 760.724.8411.
If you are experiencing non-emergent symptoms, please follow the CDC’s guidelines including self-isolation.
In the event of an emergency, visitors/patients who are in need of immediate care will be escorted to our emergency department.
- Mon-Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
- Sat-Sun: 10 am to 4 pm