In hospitals across New York, patients desperately need their loved ones at their bedside to help with practical things and to recover quicker. While front line workers are giving it their all, they simply can’t replace familiar faces who are mostly barred from hospitals. Now that millions have been vaccinated, and tests and PPE’s are readily available, it is time to end this harsh decree of denying patients the needed support from family and friends. Please assist OJPAC in its advocacy of restoring full patient rights at all hospitals at all times. Below is a TV ad that OJPAC is running on this issue.