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Mercy Health — Marcum and Wallace Hospital
60 Mercy Court
Irvine, Kentucky 40336
Get Directions Tel: 606-723-2115

Temporary Visitor Restrictions

While continuing to ensure patient safety and well-being, Mercy Health — Marcum and Wallace Hospital has updated its visitor restrictions put in place in response to COVID-19.

  • Visitors will be screened for symptoms of COVID-19 before entering the hospital. Visitors who screen positive will not be allowed to enter our facility.
  • Visitors and patients must always wear a mask, including while in the patient room.
  • Visitors will be required to remain in a patient’s room.
  • No overnight visitors.
  • Visitors must be age 16 or older.
  • No visitors are allowed for patients diagnosed with or suspected of having COVID-19 (exception is made in instances of end of life).


  • Visiting hours are 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily.
  • Two designated visitors during hospital stay, no more than one at the bedside at any given time.
  • Exceptions to be made on a case by case basis for special occasions.

Emergency Department

  • One visitor may remain with the patient for the duration of the stay.


  • No visitors are allowed in the waiting rooms for outpatient areas such as lab, radiology, therapy, etc.
  • Individuals must remain in their vehicle to wait on the patient.


  • Scope patients may have one visitor for post-procedure consultations with the medical provider. 

As the region’s leading hospital, we’re here to help you be well. For over 60 years, our expert caregivers have helped improve the health of the communities we serve, including Irvine, Estill County and surrounding areas.

Offering advanced treatments and friendly, personal care, we are proud to be named one of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the United States by Becker’s Hospital Review. Our services include 24/7 care at our Level IV Trauma Center — the first one of its kind in the state of Kentucky.

Awards and Recognition

  • Named one of the Top 100 Community Hospitals by Becker's Hospital Review
  • Ranked 6th Cleanest Hospital nationally by Becker's Hospital Review
  • Top 4 Nurse Communication Hospitals in Kentucky by Becker's Hospital Review
  • Kentucky Hospital Association Quality Award
  • CT Accredited Designated Lung Screening Center
  • Chest Pain Accreditation
  • 100% compliance on Laboratory State Inspection 25+ years
  • 100% compliance on Mammography Quality Inspection 25+ years