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Mercy Health — Allen Hospital
200 W Lorain St
Oberlin, Ohio 44074
Get Directions Tel: 440-775-1211

Welcome to Mercy Health — Allen Hospital. Expert health care for central and southern Lorain County.

Temporary Visitor Restrictions

In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks are recommended, but no longer required, in our facilities.

However, visitors should not visit patients if they have recently experienced a high-risk exposure to someone with COVID-19, a respiratory illness or other symptoms associated with COVID-19.

We are updating our visitation guidelines effective October 17, 2022. Mask wearing is strongly recommended. Visitation for children under 16 should be limited.

Inpatient Visitation Hours 7am – 7pm daily

2 visitors per patient at a time (exceptions can be made for end-of-life patients)
Overnight stays for 1 designated family member will be reserved for patients needing a companion and with leader approval

ICU visitation hours (this includes all ICU departments), no visitation under age 16

2 visitors per patient 9 am – 12 noon
2 visitors per patient 4 pm – 7 pm

OB Visitation Hours 7am - 7pm daily

2 visitors per patient at a time during visiting hours
1 designated support person permitted to always stay with patient

OP Testing and Procedural Areas Visitation (X-ray, Surgery etc.)

2 visitors per patient at a time (exceptions can be made for end-of-life patients)

ER Visitation

1 visitor per patient at a time (exceptions can be made)

If visiting a patient who is in Droplet Plus Covid Isolation

Before Entering the Room:

1. Hand Sanitize

2. Put on gown (ties in the back)

3. Always keep your mask on.

4. Put on Shield/Goggles

Before Leaving the Room:

1. Remove gloves- goes in the trash

2. Remove gown- goes in laundry bag or trash

3. Exit Room

4. Hand Sanitize

5. Remove Shield/goggles

6. Keep your mask on

Mercy Health — Allen Hospital has been the health care provider for the Oberlin community and beyond since its beginning in 1907.

Mercy Health — Allen Hospital is a 25-bed full-service community hospital focused on providing top quality medical care in a personalized, friendly environment. Mercy Health — Allen Hospital provides a wide array of health care services for central and southern Lorain County residents ranging from inpatient care and emergency services to skilled nursing care. Mercy Health — Allen Hospital has been recognized by the Joint Commission, the most prestigious accreditation agency in health care. It has been designated as a critical access hospital, a special government designation that recognizes the crucial need for a hospital in our particular area.