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UF Health The Villages® Hospital announces new patient visitation restrictions

Quality Care | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Contact: Frank Faust

As cases of COVID-19 — the novel 2019 coronavirus — continue to increase throughout Central Florida, many area residents want to know about the most up-to-date policies regarding patient visitation at area hospitals.

“To protect the health of our patients and health care providers, no visitors are permitted at UF Health The Villages® Hospital and UF Health Leesburg Hospital except under special circumstances such as patients receiving end of life care or the imminent birth of a child,” said Don Henderson, CEO of UF Health Central Florida.

Additionally no one under the age of 18 will be permitted to enter the hospital at this time.

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