Your health and safety are important to us.

Woman’s Hospital is open and focused on your health.

welcomeImagingReopenMobileToday and always, our mission is to improve the health of women and infants. We are continuously taking extra steps to keep you safe so you can get the care you need.

  • Masks required for all patients, visitors and employees.
  • Please physically distance when possible.
  • Screening required at all hospital entrances upon every entry.
  • Visitors who fail COVID-19 screenings are not allowed to enter.

Visitation rules

  • Hospital patients may have one support person for the duration of their stay. 
  • Pregnant patients are allowed one additional support person during delivery only.
  • Patients under investigation or COVID-19 positive may not have visitors.
  • Children are not allowed on campus, unless they are the patient.

The cleanest environment possible.

Woman’s sets the standard of excellence when it comes to protecting your health. Our 3-phased approach includes some of the leading technologies in the nation.

  

Questions

We know this is a challenging time. To keep you informed, watch our Facebook video discussions.

Doctor’s Appointments Q&A

  • Will I have to go through screening before my doctor's appointment? Yes, all patients will be required to go through screening. Screening involves answering a few questions. Visitors are not allowed for outpatient visits.
  • What are the visitor restrictions for doctor appointments? Visitors are not allowed inside the Physician Office Building at this time.
  • Can I still come to my doctor if I have fever or symptoms of respiratory illness? If you have fever or symptoms of respiratory illness please do not come to campus. Contact your doctor before leaving home for instructions.

Hospital Q&A

  • Will I have to go through screening before entering the hospital? Yes, all patients and visitors will be required to go through screening before entering the hospital.
  • Is there an age limit for visitors? No children are allowed as visitors.
  • How many visitors am I allowed? Every patient is allowed only one support person for the duration of their stay.
  • Will I be required to wear a face mask? All patients and their support person are required to wear a surgical face mask while in the hospital, unless alone inside the patient room.
  • Can I order food delivery? Yes, but you must go outside to receive your delivery.
  • Can flowers still be delivered to patients? Yes. You can order flowers from Woman’s Gift Shop by calling 225-924-8159 or delivery vendors will drop off blooms at the hospital’s main entrance. 

Labor and Delivery Q&A

  • How many visitors am I allowed? Every patient is allowed only one support person for the duration of their stay.
  • Will my support person be allowed to stay overnight? Yes, your support person will be allowed to stay at all times.
  • If I am pregnant and have a cold or present COVID-19 symptoms will I still be cared for? Yes, Woman’s will care for both you and your baby.
  • If I am COVID-positive or under investigation for COVID-19, will I be allowed visitors in the hospital? At this time, we are not allowing visitors for patients that have tested positive for COVID-19 or who are still under investigation. Please speak directly with your nurse once you arrive at the hospital.
  • Is the NICU visitation policy different? Yes. Only parents, or a mother and a designated significant other, over the age of 12 will be allowed into the NICU. You will not be able to change the designated significant other.

Insurance/Managed Care Policies

Below are managed care organizations’ policies and guidelines related to COVID 19.

Aetna

BCBSLA

Cigna

Humana

Peoples Health

UHC

Vantage

Healthy Louisiana (Medicaid plans)