SMC is closely monitoring developments of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and wants to provide Salem County and the surrounding area with the most updated information available. Get up-to-the-minute COVID-19 information from the CDC here:

Temporary Visitor Restrictions:

  • No hospital visitors will be allowed into the facility until further notice.
  • Limited exceptions include:
  • Patients in hospice or end-of-life care
  • One visitor/support person for pediatric patients
  • One visitor/support person for maternity
  • One visitor/support person for an individual undergoing same-day surgery or an ambulatory procedure

Visitors who meet these exceptions will be screened for symptoms before being allowed to visit.

COVID-19 Hotline for New Jersey

New Jersey has a COVID-19 Hotline to answer questions from the public: 1-800-222-1222.



Effectively all insurance contracts prior to the transition to Salem Medical Center on February 1, 2019, are currently active and in full force.