• 530.541.3420 | 2170 South Avenue, S. Lake Tahoe, CA

The safety of our patients and staff continue to be our top priority and we have implemented safety precautions including:

  • requiring surgical face masks in all Barton facilities per California Department of Public Health
  • use of virtual visits, when medically appropriate
  • limiting visitation at office appointments and within Barton Memorial Hospital
  • screening patients and all visitors
  • updated common areas for social distancing
  • heightened disinfecting practices

Visiting Barton Memorial Hospital

Barton Memorial Hospital is accessible through the main entrance from Monday-Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. After hours and Sunday access is via the Emergency Department entrance, located at the rear of the hospital. Patient visitation hours: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All visitors are required to wear a surgical face mask and will be screened prior to entry (visitors must be free of COVID-19 symptoms, can't have a pending COVID test, have a positive result in the last 10 days, or have been exposed to someone who is known or suspected to have COVID in the past 14 days).

Additional Barton Memorial Hospital visitation limitations include:

  • Three visitors are allowed in a patient’s room at a time; there is no limit on the number of visitors a patient has during their stay. Visitors must be 16 year of age or older.
  • Family Birthing Center: There is no limit on the number of visiting family members a patient has during their stay. Families are encouraged to limit visitation to three family members in the room at a time. Visitors must be 16 year of age or older. Doulas and birth coaches are not counted towards visitor room allowance.
  • Skilled Nursing Facility: please contact the Skilled Nursing Facility for their visitation policy.
  • A spiritual support visitor, such as a priest or rabbi, is counted towards visitor/support person allowance and must comply with visitor policies.
  • Special accommodations may be made for patients in critical care facing end-of-life circumstances. Please speak to the attending physician or nursing supervisor on duty.
  • Staff will offer other means of communicating with family and loved ones including video conferencing and telephone calls.

Visiting Barton Medical Offices

Patients and visitors visiting Barton offices are required to wear a surgical face mask and will be screened prior to entry (visitors must be free of COVID-19 symptoms, can't have a pending COVID test, have a positive result in the last 10 days, or have been exposed to someone who is known or suspected to have COVID in the past 14 days).

One support person is allowed in patient rooms as space allows for physical distancing.