As of Tuesday, St. Luke’s College Well being Community says it has relaxed its masking necessities at its hospitals and different services inside Pennsylvania.
Masking shall be optionally available for vaccinated employees except they’re offering direct affected person care, based on a information launch from St. Luke’s. Optionally available masking areas will embody charting areas, nurse stations, corridors, cafeteria, lobbies, places of work, conferences, lectures, and many others.
St. Luke’s says masking shall be optionally available for vaccinated sufferers during their keep/go to in each its inpatient and outpatient services. Masking shall be optionally available for guests (who’re nonetheless required to be vaccinated) during their go to in each the well being community’s inpatient and outpatient services.
St. Luke’s up to date customer coverage will be discovered on-line.
Masking will stay required for unvaccinated outpatients.
On account of various rules in New Jersey, these modifications will apply to the well being community’s Pennsylvania services just for now.