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

OB Patients

  • 2 adult support persons at all times during labor and at delivery
  • 2 adult support persons for C-sections
  • 1 adult support person at all times for persons on the High Risk Unit, Adult ICU, and Mother/Baby floor

Surgical/Medical/Oncology Patients

  • 1 adult support persons at all times while in surgery and recovery


All support persons must be 18 years of age or older and will be required to wear a mask. Patients are asked to contact their physician’s office for policies about visitation at doctor visits.

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.



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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? Patients should contact their individual physician offices for information on policies regarding visitation at doctor visits.
  • 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? Hospital patients may have 2 adult support persons at all times in Labor & Delivery and the NICU, and 1 adult support person at all times in Mother/Baby, High Risk Unit, Med-Surg/Oncology, Adult ICU, Assessment Center, Surgery and outpatient clinics.
  • Can I change out my support person(s)? No. You must keep the same support person(s) for the duration of your 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? Pregnant patients are allowed two support persons at all times during labor and delivery.
  • Will my support person be allowed to stay overnight? Yes.
  • 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.

Insurance/Managed Care Policies

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





Peoples Health



Healthy Louisiana (Medicaid plans)