COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Updates, Visitor Policies, Universal Masking, and Vaccination Information

Updated December 21, 2021

Visitor Policy:

Only staff, patients, and 0-1 support people will be permitted to enter the office. If you rely on another person for transportation, they may wait in their personal vehicle during the appointment. We ask that you minimize waiting in public spaces. Patients may bring newborns to postpartum visits or to in-office postpartum 2 hours glucose testing visits.

In accordance with EvergreenHealth facility visitor policy, no minor visitors (under age 18) are allowed unless the minor is the patient.

Please review the EvergreenHealth Hospital Visitor Policies:

EvergreenHealth Hospital Policies

Visitor Screening for COVID-19:

Every patient and visitor will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms at entry (Blue Main Entrance) by EvergreenHealth staff and again by our staff.

Universal Masking:

As recommended by the CDC, we are require that everyone – patients, visitors, physicians, staff and vendors – wear a mask when visiting any EvergreenHealth facility to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Please bring a disposable or cloth mask and wear it for the duration of your visit.

COVID-19 Symptoms or Exposure

If you have a fever, respiratory symptoms or any of the following symptoms listed below or have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the past 2 weeks, we ask that you call to reschedule your appointment.

If you need to be seen and have one or more of the following symptoms below, we ask that you show a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of your visit. In accordance with CDC guidelines, the test can be a self-testing kit that is FDA approved or from a testing site. We can help guide you to a place for viral testing if deemed necessary.

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Additional Resources

CDC Website for COVID-19 Self-Testing
FDA Website for Authorized COVID-19 Tests

COVID-19 Vaccines

At this time, Eastside OB/GYN is not administering the Covid-19 vaccine. We recommend visiting the WA Covid Vaccine Finder to find a vaccination location close to you.

WA Covid Vaccine Finder

In addition, please visit the Washington State Department of Health to find vaccination locations and determine the current vaccination phase and eligibility.

Telemedicine Appointments:

We are offering some of the prenatal, postpartum and GYN visits to video visits. Please speak to one of our staff members if you are interested in telehealth visits.

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