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Chickasaw Nation Department of Health Visitor Policy

Updated May 5, 2022

For CNDH patient relations specialist, please call (580) 272-1037, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

No Patient Left Alone Act

CHICKASAW NATION MEDICAL CENTER MAIN ENTRANCE HOURS: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Chickasaw Nation Department of Health (CNDH) adopted leading industry protocols to ensure the highest quality and safety standards to keep our patients, employees and visitors as safe as possible while on our campus.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as our response evolves and various protocols are updated on a regular basis.

The CNDH visitation policy may be subject to change depending on the patient capacity and status of COVID-19 pandemic within the Chickasaw Nation and surrounding communities.

CNDH Clinic and Hospital Visitation Guidelines

Visiting hours are from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. for all inpatient units. Visitors will need to follow any unit-specific guidance while on campus. Procedural masks are required in all CNDH facilities and are provided at each entrance.

Visitation for COVID-19 patients:

  • No visitors while the patient is infectious except for special circumstances.
  • Staff will monitor and determine when precautions can be lifted based on CDC guidance.

Women's Care/Gynecology patients:

  • Each patient may have up to four visitors on the obstetrics (OB) unit at one time.
  • Children 12 years of age and younger are not permitted on the unit.

Labor and Delivery/Postpartum patients:

  • Each patient may have up to four visitors on the OB unit at one time.
  • Children 12 years of age and younger will only be permitted on the unit if they are a sibling of the newborn.

Outpatient/Clinic:

No visitation restrictions

Visitors should not visit if they are experiencing any of the following:

  1. A positive viral test for COVID-19
  2. Symptoms of COVID-19
  3. Close contact with someone with COVID-19 infection.