Visiting Hours - Updated Tuesday, December 21, 2021
No Visitors are Permitted at Cape Regional Medical Center or our Outpatient Sites effectively immediately and until further notice.
Due to the significant increase in the COVID-19 positivity rate in Cape May County, Cape Regional Health System has implemented a no visitor policy effective Tuesday, December 21, 2021. This policy is necessary in order to protect our patients and staff.
All Cape Regional services continue to be open and accessible to our community as Cape Regional is taking every necessary precaution to provide a safe environment for our patients. It is extremely important to not delay health care including emergency, urgent care, outpatient, and surgical care.
Exceptions to No Visitor Policy
Exceptions to the visiting policy are as follows:
- Both parents or guardians for a patient under the age of 18
- One birthing partner for a woman in labor and a Doula
- Up to two persons (one at a time) for a hospice or end-of-life patient who is negative for COVID-19 or respiratory illness precautions
- One or two alternating caregivers (one at a time) for an intellectual, cognitive or developmentally disabled patient.
Individuals who meet these exceptions will be screened prior to visitation or entry into the Medical Center or ambulatory practice sites.
Masks Covering Nose and Mouth are Required
Masks covering the nose and mouth are required to be worn by all persons entering Cape Regional Medical Center and affiliate facilities.
Designated Support Persons Who Meet Exceptions - Things You Need To Know
Our most important priority is the health and safety of our patients and team members. Thank you for your patience and cooperation in following our screening process that has been put into place:
- Masks covering the nose and mouth are required to be worn by all persons entering Cape Regional Medical Center and affiliate facilities.
- If you do not have a mask (or forgot your mask), one will be provided to you. Please properly dispose of your mask in a trash receptacle when you leave.
- All persons must enter the Medical Center through the South Lobby (patient entrance) except for the emergency room.
- All individuals will be screened for illness and temperature each time they enter the building.
- All individuals will be issued a pass. Please keep your pass visible while inside the Medical Center. Please properly dispose of your pass in a trash receptacle when you leave.
Contacting Patient Care Units
Emergency Medicine Department
Critical Care/Intensive Care Unit (CCU/ICU)
Same Day Surgery
Community Health and Support Groups
All Community Health Meetings and Support Groups have been relocated out of the Medical Center for the foreseeable future.
If you are uncertain of whether or not your community health group or support group has been cancelled, please call the organization directly for up to date information.
Where To Eat
For your convenience, vending machines offering beverages and snack foods are located throughout the Medical Center. Eating is prohibited in patient rooms.
The Medical Center cafeteria is open 7 days a week. Monday - Friday 6 am to 6 pm. Saturday and Sunday 8 am to 6 pm. Visitors may enjoy a meal or beverage in our designated Visitor Dining Area. The main dining room is reserved for team members only. Please keep your mask on while ordering and making your purchase. Please social distance from other visitors while dining. Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the cafeteria area.
Gift Shop & Flowers
The Cape Keepsakes Gift Shop is open Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; Sunday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Closed on Saturday. Gift Shop hours may vary dependent on staffing.
If you would like to send a gift to a patient, please call Cape Keepsakes at 609.463.2391 and visit our webpage for a selection of gifts Cape Keepsakes for details.
To order flowers, please call Cape Winds Florist at 609.884.1865.