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.