Visitor Guidelines

In order to comply with the new Public Health Order, starting Saturday, October 30, 2021 –
Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute will allow two visitors at a time.

Those visitors must supply proof of complete vaccination or negative COVID-19 test as noted below prior to entry to the facility. During each visit, they will have a temperature and health screen at the reception area and be given a visitor badge and surgical face mask to be worn during the visit.

Visitation hours are 10am-7pm daily.


We thank you for your understanding as we take additional precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone in our facility.


The latest Public Health Order from the State of California effective August 11, 2021 at 12:01 am states:

General Acute Care Hospitals must:

  1. verify visitors are fully vaccinated or
  2. for unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated visitors, the hospital must verify documented negative COVID testing within 72 hours of visit.

Pursuant to the CDPH Guidelines for Vaccines Records, only the following modes may be used for proof of vaccine:

  1. COVID-19 vaccination record listing name of person vaccinated, type of vaccine and date of dose(s);
  2. photo of Vaccine record as a separate document or stored in electronic device;
  3. digital record that includes a QR code that when scanned displays name of person vaccinated, type of vaccine and date of dose(s).

All visitors must wear a well-fitting face mask while in the facility; wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) as deemed appropriate by hospital personnel and physically distance from health care personnel and other patients/visitors while in the facility.