OSF Saint Anthony Implement NO VISITOR POLICY to Align with Governor's Directive

3/22/2020 - Rockford, Illinois

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to align with the Governor’s declaration to stay at home, OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center will be going to a no visitor policy on Sunday, March 22, at 6 p.m. with a few exceptions:

  • One visitor will be allowed for surgical patients
  • One visitor will be allowed for childbirth (siblings are not allowed)
  • Special considerations for end-of-life situations
  • One designated health care decision maker for patients unable to make health care decisions for themselves


  • NOTE: Health care decision makers, support persons and visitors of end-of-life patients who are currently experiencing or recently experienced any acute respiratory symptoms, such as a cough or shortness of breath, are not permitted.

These guidelines are part of our ongoing efforts to protect the health and well-being of our patients, Mission Partners and care providers. 



Paul Arco
Media Relations Coordinator
(815) 395-5036