Visitor Access Due to COVID-19.
Bridgemoor Transitional Care is closely monitoring COVID-19 developments in partnership with our local and state health departments, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for coordination and guidance. The safety of Bridgemoor Transitional Care patients and visitors remains our top priority.
On Wednesday, March 11, we implemented new measures limiting visitor access. On March 13, we updated these measures to comply with new CMS guidelines prohibiting, all visitors, including family members, from entering our facilities. Per Governor Abbott’s March 19, 2020, Executive Order No. 3, only visitors providing critical assistance are allowed to enter our facilities.
While we understand this may be an inconvenience to patients and families, it is important that we ensure our patients and staff remain safe during this time. We are very sorry to have to restrict visitation, especially for family, and we appreciate your understanding.
We are prepared to implement these new measures for as long as needed, but we do not have a predetermined timeline.
With a growing number of confirmed cases across the country, including many in Texas, we remain focused on taking all the necessary steps to protect our patients, their families, health care providers and community.
For additional information and ongoing updates on COVID-19, please refer to local health departments, the Texas Department of State Health Services Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) hub and the CDC’s (COVID-19) hub.