Sligo University Hospital have today confirmed that visiting restrictions will remain in place due to an ongoing COVID-19 concerns.
Sligo University Hospital is currently dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak that is impacting a number of wards. In a statement to OceanFM hospital management confirmed that visiting to the affected wards will be facilitated on compassionate grounds, on an exceptional basis only. To arrange a visit on compassionate grounds, members of the public are asked to contact the ward manager in advance.
Access for visitors to all other wards is by appointment only, between 6pm and 8pm each day, and the visits must be pre-arranged by family members / visitors who should contact the relevant ward in advance.
All Visitors attending SUH are requested to wear a surgical mask while in the hospital and to use the hand gel regularly during their visit to the hospital.
Anyone who is planning to visit the hospital is asked to delay their visit if they have any symptoms of COVID-19, have been in contact with anyone with COVID-19 or are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test.
There are separate arrangements in place for access to the maternity department for nominated support partners.