Hospital visiting restrictions

15 Jul 2022

Visitor restrictions have changed in our public hospitals.

This is due to the current level of hospital demand and the level of COVID-19 transmission within the community.

  • Royal Hobart Hospital – one visitor per patient per day from 2pm to 6pm – 30 mins max.
  • Launceston General Hospital – one visitor per patient per day from 2pm to 6pm – 30 mins max.
  • North-West Regional Hospital – one visitor per patient per day from 2.30pm to 6pm – 1 hour max.
  • Mersey Community Hospital – one visitor per patient per day from 2pm to 6pm – 1 hour max.

Please DO NOT visit our hospitals if you have COVID-19 symptoms or you are unwell – unless you require urgent medical assistance.

All visitors must complete COVID-19 screening checks before entering and wear a face mask while on site.

Exemptions to these visitor times are at the discretion of the nurse-in-charge.