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Visitor Policy and COVID-19 Information

We have updated the visitation guidance for hospital and ambulatory settings based on the most recent public health order by the CDPH to include the key changes below:

Hospitals and clinics may now allow all patients to have visitors without restriction provided physical distancing can be accomplished and visitors comply with infection control guidelines, including masking.

Visitors are no longer required to show proof of vaccination or of negative COVID-19 test result to visit their family or friends in the hospital.

Anyone entering our facilities must continue to wear a well-fitted mask, that covers their nose, mouth, and chin, regardless of vaccination status. You may receive a recommendation to wear a KP supplied mask upon entry to facility to improve safety. Please adhere to all self-symptom screening required for entry to our facilities as posted at entry points.

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We're Growing

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Opening in Vacaville

A special delivery is happening at Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center.
This winter, our Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is scheduled to open to help care for babies who need a little more love and attention when they come into the world.

Latest Updates on COVID-19 Testing

Most of the time, you can use an easy and reliable no-cost home antigen test for your COVID-19 testing needs. Not sure which COVID-19 test is right for you? See our guidelines on choosing the right COVID-19 test.

For those times that you need an in-person COVID-19 PCR test as directed by your doctor or if you are attending an event or activity that specifically requires a negative PCR test result, you can now get a rapid PCR test with results in approximately 2 hours at our convenient Northern California Kaiser Permanente testing locations. No appointment is needed and there is no cost.

The Many Benefits of Unplugging

By: Heidi Schrumpf, JD, PhD
Behavioral Health Manager and Psychologist, Kaiser Permanente

It is no secret that technology, social media, and various apps are dominant forces in our daily lives. They’ve brought many added values: connecting friends across distances, low-cost entertainment, increased access to education, platforms for advocacy, and streamlining businesses and products to name a few. However, these benefits have not come without costs. Since the invention of social media, teen suicides have drastically increased. Nonstop and immediate access to others plays a role in increased stress and burn out. Many would say despite increased communication, it has decreased the general human connection, empathy, and experience. As with all things, balance with technology is key.

Sports Medicine Physician Crystal Hnatko, DO, Talks Napa Valley Marathon on The Vine

Crystal Hnatko, DO, sports medicine physician at Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center, is the medical director for the Napa Valley Marathon, to be held on Sunday, March 5. Listen to her discuss the health and safety of the athletes, safe training, common injuries the Kaiser Permanente medical team sees in the post-race medical tent, and other marathon-related topics. Recorded on “The Vine,” KVYN 99.3 FM, on February 4, 2022.

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