COVID-19 information

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of our patients and hospital staff, please abide by the following guidelines.

Stay home if you are ill

  • If you have symptoms of a viral disease (sore throat, cough, rhinitis, fever), do not come for a scheduled appointment.
  • Call 666 1900 or send an e-mail to rasedus@itk.ee to notify us of your illness. Contact us again once you are better and we will help you find a new appointment.
  • If you should fall ill, also notify your family physician as soon as possible or call the free of charge family physician helpline 1220.

Coming for appointments

  • You have to pass the checkpoint upon entering the building when coming for an appointment with a doctor and/or midwife. We will assess your risk of infection, ask you to disinfect your hands and provide you with a single protection mask to be worn at all times during your stay in the hospital.
  • Please do not bring your children or partner to the appointment.
  • It will only be allowed to come alone to the first trimester and fetal anatomy ultrasound examination.

Giving samples for analysis

  • Urine samples can be left on the desk located by the entrance to the Women’s Clinic Maternity Centre (Ravi 18, block B, ground-level) Mon-Fri from 7:30-11:00. After 11:00, urine samples must be taken to room RC0247 in block C (second floor, open Mon-Fri until 16:00).
  • Starting from 28th September, expectant mothers will be able to undergo blood tests in the room specially set up for this purpose in the foyer of the East Tallinn Central Hospital Women’s Clinic (Building B, Ravi 18) from 7:30-11:00 Monday-Friday.

NEW! Familiy school

  • There will be no Family School classes. Starting from March, it is possible to participate in the Family School e-lectures.
  • Starting from 23th February individual swimming lessons for infants and water aerobics for babies will be closed.

NEW! Information for loved ones

  • Family births will continue to go ahead. Women may be accompanied by a person who is from the same household (a family member living with them), who must remain in the delivery room for the entire duration, wear a respirator and leave the building immediately after the birth.
  • The family member attending birth will be allowed to meet the newborn in the delivery room, but can’t stay with the woman in the intensive care room after a scheduled or emergency caesarean section.
  • Family members who attend a birth must be healthy and comply with the additional safety precautions set by the hospital.
  • Doulas and other alternative support persons are not allowed on the maternity ward.
  • The Women’s Clinic is temporarily suspending the family room service and is offering mother-child rooms instead.
  • Mothers can choose between a private mother-child room with all amenities costing € 15 per night or a free general room with 2-4 beds.
  • Mother-child rooms can be opted for if there are free rooms available.
  • A ban on visitors is still in effect at the Women’s Clinic.

Sending packages

  • Packages can be sent to loved ones who are admitted to the hospital for longer than two days. You can bring personal items (e.g. reading glasses, chargers, books, pens, hygiene products, underwear, socks) and small quantities of packaged snacks and drinks (e.g. juice up to one litre). Please do not bring perishable food products or flowers.
  • Indicate the given and family name of the patient as well as the department in which they are staying. This will ensure that the package reaches the right person.
  • Packages can be delivered to hospital staff Mon-Thurs from 16:00-18:00 in the ground-level foyer area of the Women’s Clinic (Ravi 18, block B). On Fridays from 16:00-18:00 and on Sundays from 11:00-13:00, packages are delivered to the reception desk for women coming to give birth.

Let’s look after one another and stay healthy!

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