Visitor restriction during the COVID-19 pandemic did not impact rates of Staphylococcus aureus colonization in the NICU patients
OBJECTIVES/OBJECTIVE:colonization rates before and after the visitor policy change, which coincided with the exponential riseÂ of COVID-19 cases in New York City (NYC). METHODS:colonization. RESULTS:=0.02). CONCLUSIONS:colonization rate. Hospital unit leaders may need to focusÂ on other strategies in order to reduce colonization.