Nuvance Health is putting new policies in place starting next week. Effective next Tuesday, Danbury and New Milford hospital visitors must provide proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours in order to enter their facilities. This includes inpatient, Emergency Department, Nuvance Health Medical Practices, and ambulatory services. Masks are required. Special Populations and visitors with extenuating circumstances may be asked to provide documentation, but it's not required in order to visit for these groups. Nuvance is permitting one support person per day for patients not suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19. Patients with suspected or confirmed COVID will be permitted visitation only for extenuating circumstances and special patient populations.