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Jacksonville Hospitals Ease Visitation Restrictions As Daily COVID-19 Cases Decline

A patient care room.
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Damian Dovarganes
A patient care room.

Ascension St. Vincent’s announced Friday that it was again relaxing some of its patient visitor restrictions because of a decline in the number of COVID-19 patients in the community.

St. Vincent’s and other area hospitals placed strict limits on visitors to their facilities in early July when cases began to spike in Jacksonville.

Mayo Clinic and Baptist Health have also updated their visitor policies recently.

You can read more about each hospital’s updated policy in this story from WJCT News partner News4Jax.