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Effective Monday, March 7, all visitor restrictions for inpatients at Craig have been lifted. Caregivers, visitors and outpatients will continue to be required to check in and screen at the West Building’s main entrance.

Visiting Hours: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Quiet Hours: 9 p.m. - 7 a.m.


Children under the age of 18 who are visiting are required to be accompanied by an adult who is not the patient.



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As we continue to monitor and respond to the COVID-19 situation, we will be updating this webpage with the latest screening, visitation and operational changes at Craig Hospital. Due to the widespread availability of COVID-19 vaccines in the community, Craig will not be offering any additional community vaccination clinics. If you are in need of your first, second or booster dose, please reach out to your local pharmacy for scheduling. To learn more about protecting yourself and your community, visit our COVID-19 information page and call our Nurse Advice Line with any questions.

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Craig Hospital is actively screening all persons permitted to enter our buildings daily. If you answer yes to any of the following screening questions, you will not be able to enter.

Face masks are required to be worn inside Craig Hospital at all times. A single-use disposable mask will be supplied to all who enter the hospital upon screening.

  • Do you currently have new onset of any of the following symptoms that are unexplained:
    • 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
  • In the last 14 days, have you returned from any international travel or a cruise?
  • In the last 10 days, have you had close contact with someone who has any of the symptoms above, is being tested for COVID-19 due to symptoms, or has tested positive?

Please note, these guidelines are subject to change.

Effective Monday, March 7, all visitor restrictions for inpatients at Craig have been lifted. All caregivers, visitors and outpatients will continue to be required to check in and screen at the West Building’s main entrance.

Visiting hours are between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. with quiet hours from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Children under the age of 18 who are visiting are required to be accompanied by an adult who is not the patient.

All caregivers and visitors will continue to be required to wear a single-use disposable procedural mask at all times while indoors, including patient rooms. These masks are provided at the front desk upon screening.

    CAMPUS POLICIES
    Craig Hospital reserves the right to ask those not abiding by the following rules to leave the campus.
    • Hand sanitizing or washing is required upon every entry and exit of a patient room.
    • Face covers are required at all times indoors, unless eating or drinking. This includes while with the patient in their room.
    • Face masks should cover both the nose and mouth.
    • The bistros on 3W and 4W will be open for inpatients/inpatient visitors on their respective floors. One patient/family per table, no rearranging of tables and a max of 4 chairs per table. Those who are not up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines* should distance while eating if possible.
      • For inpatients/caregivers on 2E/4W – please obtain your meals from the 4W bistro.
      • For inpatients/caregivers on 3E/3W – please obtain your meals from the 3W bistro.
      • Outpatients are not permitted in the bistros at this time.
      • The basement cafeteria is open to staff, caregivers, outpatients and visitors. At this time, inpatients are not permitted in the Basement Cafeteria.

    INPATIENT ON-CAMPUS PASSES AND OUTDOOR VISITATION

    • Inpatients are only permitted to go outside if they have an approved on-campus pass; inpatients or caregivers with on-campus passes are identified by a green armband.
    • Inpatients may only go on a pass with the caregivers/visitors who were screened for the day. Unscreened visitors may not come onto Craig's campus, including outside areas.
    • Failure to follow these guidelines may result in on-campus passes being restricted.

    PATIENT/FAMILY HOUSING

    • Patient/Family Housing (PFH) guests do not need to be on a patient’s caregiver list and can be any age.
    • Guests must provide a full list of all people planning to stay in the room and keep it updated with any changes during their stay.
    • Minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times while staying in Patient/Family Housing.
    • One-bedroom accommodations will have a maximum occupancy of four (4) guests.
    • Two-bedroom accommodations will have a maximum occupancy of six (6) guests.
    • These restrictions apply to both inpatients and outpatients. (Outpatients are included in the maximum occupancy total.)
    • All guests should continue to self-screen using the screening questions in their room.
    • Screening will continue to be required for visitors upon entry at the main entrance of the West Building.

    Travel Guidance for Caregivers and Patients

    PEAK CENTER

    OUTPATIENT THERAPIES AND OUTPATIENT CLINIC

    • Outpatient Therapies and Outpatient Clinic services are open at Craig and services are being provided for scheduled outpatients.
    • Outpatient is taking a very limited number of new-to-system patients. Please be aware that there is a wait list for new-to-system patients. If you would like to inquire about becoming a Craig outpatient, please contact Outpatient Admissions at 303-789-8474. Calls may take a few days to return. We appreciate your patience.

    OUTPATIENT AND APPROVED OUTPATIENT CAREGIVERS ON-CAMPUS GUIDELINES

    • Outpatients and outpatient caregivers must have an appointment to visit Craig.
    • Outpatients and any accompanying outpatient caregivers coming on-site to Craig Hospital will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms daily prior to entering the building. Upon passing screening, each individual will receive a screening sticker which must be worn for the entirety of the day when on the Craig Hospital campus, both indoors and outdoors. Please see screening questions at the top of this page.
      • If you are having any symptoms (see top of page), please do not come to the hospital. Please call the Outpatient Cancellation Line (303-789-8177) to leave a message and await a call back with further instructions before coming to the hospital for on-site services.
    • Outpatients and outpatient caregivers will be provided with a single use disposable mask at screening. This mask must be worn at all times while inside the facility. Outpatients and outpatient caregivers who are not up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines* should remain distanced while unmasked while eating at Craig when possible.
    • Outpatients and outpatient caregivers are not permitted to eat in the inpatient bistros on 3W and 4W. The Basement Cafeteria of the West Building is available at breakfast and lunch for outpatients on days when they have scheduled appointments.

    * Are you up to date?

    Up to date means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible. Learn more about what it means to be up to date here.

      Craig Hospital does not have an emergency department or urgent care center and does not provide emergency, urgent care, or primary care services. We do not do COVID-19 testing at Craig Hospital. If you are experiencing these symptoms, contact your primary care physician or if unavailable, CO HELP at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911.