ChristianaCare

All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Masks required at outpatient locations; visitors and support persons limited

All visitors at outpatient locations must be masked in alignment with the masking guidelines on our visitation policy page here. Patients at ChristianaCare’s outpatient services are advised to come to their appointments alone unless a support person is absolutely needed. If a support person is needed, such as a parent, guardian or spokesperson, we highly encourage that the support person be vaccinated. Outpatient practices are not requiring vaccination or a negative COVID test for visitors at this time.

All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

Before visiting, click here for more details about visitation.

Visit coronavirus.delaware.gov or cecilcountyhealth.org for local vaccination and testing sites.

Education

Requirements to Rotate

Application Process

  • Students interested in rotating at the ChristianaCare must complete a Student Application for each department in which he/she would like to rotate.
  • Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in a LCME or AOA accredited medical school to be considered eligible for junior or senior clerkship positions at ChristianaCare.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the Department and the student will be notified by the Office of Academic Affairs upon approval.
  • Students approved for any rotation must meet the eligibility requirements below to rotate at ChristianaCare.

Institutional Requirements

A fully executed Student Training Agreement must be in place and a certificate of insurance received (coverage must be $1 million/$3 million personal liability) before a student can begin a rotation. ChristianaCare will initiate a Student Training Agreement request for students who are apply from a non-affiliated school.

The affiliated school will ensure clearance in the following areas for each rotating student:

  • Criminal Background Check (in accordance with the procedures established by school).
  • Immunization of Tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B, varicella if a negative history or an unknown history of chicken pox, Influenza within timeframe required by ChristianaCare and TST skin test.
  • Drug Screening (in accordance with procedures established by school).
  • Confirmation of flu vaccination during flu season (October thru March).