Tobacco Policy

Tobacco use in and around healthcare facilities pose health and safety risks to employees, patients and visitors. Every effort shall be made to maintain Barnesville Hospital and its’ facilities as tobacco free as feasible.

The use of any tobacco products will be prohibited indoors at Barnesville Hospital and its’ affiliate facilities. Tobacco products are defined as any tobacco based product including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.

Designated smoking areas-
Hospital inpatients with appropriate physician orders may utilize the patio for smoking.

For Hospital employees, outpatients, visitors and volunteers Hospital Drive will serve as a perimeter around the Hospital and smoking will be prohibited within the inside of this perimeter. Smoking is also prohibited within 15 feet from any annex building or the medical center.