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DPH Attestation & Phase 3 Information

Phase 3 & Hospital Information

Phase 3 Hospital Information

Resuming Services at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton

Your well-being and safety is our primary focus at BID Milton. Following Governor Baker’s announced plan to reopen Massachusetts in a data-driven, phased approach, BID Milton is slowly resuming healthcare services with a focus on patient and staff safety.

These services include scheduling non-urgent, elective surgeries and procedures as well as outpatient evaluations, tests and appointments.

Many of the hospital’s physicians also continue to offer “telehealth services (Please see below).

Please see the illustration below for the 5 Ways We Are Helping to Keep You Safe.

Acute Care Hospital Phase 3 Reopen Attestation Form 

On July 6, 2020 health care providers may continue to provide in-person procedures and services as authorized in Phase 2, with the addition of certain group treatment programs and day programs.

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton has submitted the Acute Care Hospital Phase 3 Reopen Attestation Form to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) on July 6, 2020 By having submitted this form, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton attests to meeting the Phase 3 criteria and standards in the DPH Hospital Reopening Guidance.

Additional information about the reopening plan is available at the Commonwealth's Reopening Website.

View BID Milton's Signed Attestation Form

Visitor Guidelines

The hospital’s current visitor policy is as follows (effective 11/9/2020):

PATIENT CARE AREA CURRENT RESTRICTIONS
COVID-19 positive or suspected COVID-19 positive patients, and patients on precautions No visitors are allowed. Exceptions
must be approved by the care team in very special circumstances.
INPATIENT UNITS No visitors are allowed at this time. Exceptions must be approved by the care team in very special circumstances.
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT Visitors only allowed in cases where the visitor is the primary caregiver to the patient and when phone communication is not possible. 

Adult visitors are not allowed to wait in the waiting room and will be asked to wait in their car or outside. When possible visitors are encouraged to go home and await an update.

Pediatric: One Parent/Guardian

Please practice social distancing in the waiting room.
SURGICAL SERVICES Patients are allowed one person to accompany them to registration desk. Visitors are NOT permitted in the waiting room areas or cafeteria.
OUTPATIENT & AMBULATORY AREAS No visitors are allowed. Accommodations are made for patients with functional impairments or disabilities, and parents unable to obtain childcare.

Thank you for helping keep our patients, visitors and staff safe.

Hospital Entrances

BID Milton continues to limit access to the hospital to protect patients and staff. Below are the current hours the hospital’s entrances are open:

Emergency Department: 24 hours

Highland Street Entrance: Monday – Friday, 6:00 am – 4:30 pm, Closed weekends

Reedsdale Road Entrance: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.

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