COVID-19 Visitor Response Plan
Please note that inpatient visitation at our network hospital locations has resumed in a limited capacity. This includes Bassett Medical Center, A.O. Fox Hospital, A.O. Fox Hospital – Tri-Town Campus, Cobleskill Regional Hospital, Little Falls Hospital, and O’Connor Hospital. This does not apply to our long-term care facilities.
Inpatient visitation hours at our hospital locations will include:
- Monday – Sunday: 1:00pm – 7:00pm.
With rising cases of COVID-19 in our region, we have suspended visitation for the safety of patients and staff in all emergency departments (EDs) across our network effective Dec. 22, 2021, until further notice.
Please see the below documents for more detailed information, including visitation guidance for specific settings at our hospital locations, for outpatient appointments, and for our long-term care facilities – as well as definitions for visitors and support persons:
- COVID-19 Visitor & Support Person Response Plan
- Tips for virtually connecting with loved ones using your personal device
Bassett Healthcare Network is committed to providing a safe and comfortable care environment for patients, their families, and our staff. Our care specialists are working collaboratively with public health agencies and closely monitoring COVID-19 developments.
Please visit our COVID-19 vaccine page for more information about the vaccines, including facts, local vaccination clinics, how to schedule an appointment, and more. Visit our COVID-19 information page to learn more about our response to the novel coronavirus, including our testing criteria and testing clinics, local support services, and more.
Visit our safe in our care page to learn more about our ongoing safe care processes, information about how to access different areas of care, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Patients and Visitors
In general, visiting hours at A.O. Fox Hospital run from 8:00 am - 9:00 pm, seven days a week. Check with the unit you're planning to visit for details.
Parents may stay with their children and there is flexibility in the nursing home as well, depending on the situation. Check with a staff member.
Albany (Drivetime approx. 1 hour)
Leave the airport and follow signs for I-87 S. Merge on I-87 S for approximately 1.5 miles and look for signs for the NY State Thruway (I-90 west toward Buffalo). Once on the Thruway (I-90 west) continue to exit 25A (approx. 11 miles), signs will say I-88 "Oneonta". Get on I-88W for approximately 40 miles to exit 15. At the bottom of exit 15 turn right and proceed to the next intersection, approximately .5 miles, take a right on to Main street. Proceed past the second stop light. A.O. Fox Hospital will be immediately on the right. The first entrance is to the Emergency room; there is additional parking at the next intersection to the right.
Binghamton (Drive time approx. 1 hour)
Exit the airport and proceed down the hill (Airport Road) approx. 7.5 miles. You will be getting onto 17 east, just under the bridge past the traffic lights. Once on 17 east proceed approx. 3 miles in the center lane as I-81 north/I-88 east is a left exit off of this. Once onto I-81 north/I-88 East get over to the right lane, the merge will be a right exit within one mile. Get onto I-88 east and proceed for approximately 59 miles to exit 15, Oneonta. At the bottom of the exit take a left and proceed under the bridge, through the traffic light to the next intersection, which is Main Street. Turn right onto Main Street and proceed past the second stop light. AO Fox Hospital will be immediately on the right. The first entrance is to the Emergency room; there is additional parking at the next intersection to the right.
Syracuse (Drivetime approx. 2.5 hours)
Leave the airport and look for signs for I-81 South toward Binghamton. Continue on I-81 South for approximately 45 miles to exit 8 "Whitney Point". Get onto State Route 206 East to "Greene" and "Bainbridge", approx. 29 miles. At Bainbridge get onto I-88 East. Stay on I-88 for approximately 26 miles to exit 15, Oneonta. At the bottom of the exit take a left and proceed under the bridge, through the traffic light to the next intersection, which is Main Street. Turn right onto Main Street and proceed past the second stop light. A.O. Fox Hospital will be immediately on the right. The first entrance is to the Emergency room; there is additional parking at the next intersection to the right.