Safety First


Your Health Can’t Wait

We are moving forward, in a measured way, to once again serve all patients now that we have data showing the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us. As a first step, we are again scheduling elective procedures. With the safety of our patients and caregivers top of mind, we are taking steps to ensure it continues to be safe to receive care at Dominican Hospital.

Dominican Hospital is open and, your safety is our priority. We are instituting the following steps:

  • Adhering to the guidance and established criteria of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the US Surgeon General, the American Hospital Association, and the leading national associations of nurses, surgeons and anesthesiologists.
  • Continue observing a strict no-visitor policy, with few exceptions.
  • Every staff member, patient, and visitor will be required to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.
  • Careful monitoring of the number of COVID-19 patients in the community – should the numbers increase again, we will reinstate our COVID-19 response procedures.
  • Enhanced cleanings and disinfection throughout our facilities and in all operating rooms between procedures and at the end of every day.
  • Virtual Care visits with your doctor when appropriate.
  • All patients are tested for COVID-19 before surgery and are asked to self-quarantine after the test is complete.
  • This video shows how we are making surgery as safe as possible:

Entrances 

Anyone seeking care at Dominican must enter through the main lobby or the Emergency Department. All other entrances are closed.

Lab 

The location and hours of the outpatient lab have changed until further notice. The lab is now located in the Katz Cancer Resource Center (first floor of the Solari Cancer Center at 3150 Mission Drive) and will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Dominican Plaza Pharmacy

In its efforts to keep customers, staff, and the community safe, Dominican Plaza Pharmacy has changed its hours of operation until further notice. Monday through Friday, the pharmacy will offer a senior-only pick up hour from 8:30 – 9 a.m., followed by general hours with curbside pick up from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. On Saturday, the pharmacy is open 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Katz Cancer Resource Center 

The Katz Cancer Resource Center is closed until further notice. However, our staff—including nurses, social worker, and dietician—will be available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. for telephone consultations. Please call (831) 462-7770 for any resources or support needs. 

Events, Classes and Support Groups

All PEP classes are cancelled until further notice. Patients will be notified when these programs resume.

The hospital’s Annual Women’s Health and Lifestyle Expo at the Cocoanut Grove has been cancelled.

Cafeteria

The Cafeteria is closed.

Gift Shop

Our Gift Shop is closed. 

Protecting Patient Privacy

Please remember that photos and video of any kind are strictly prohibited in patient care areas.