IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19):

If you think you have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

If you have any of the following respiratory symptoms: fever, cough and/or shortness of breath and have traveled to an area affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 14 days, you are at risk for coronavirus (COVID-19).

To protect yourself and others, DO NOT go to a doctor’s office, pharmacy or hospital. Please call you primary care provider.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL TO SAINT PETER’S FOR SCHEDULED TREATMENT OR A PROCEDURE:

  • Please contact your provider at his/her office or Saint Peter’s University Hospital in advance of your arrival for scheduled treatment or a procedure if you have the following symptoms:  respiratory illness, sneezing, fever, running nose or cough so that the physician’s office or hospital can be prepared for your visit. 
  • Masks are available for patients presenting for treatment with any of the above symptoms. If you are provided with a mask, the department will be called in advance of your arrival.
  • For patients identified with a respiratory illness, a physical examination will be completed by the clinical staff to determine what symptoms are present.
  • Saint Peter’s follows the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in screening and treating any patient identified as ‘at-risk’ for exposure to the coronavirus.
Valet Services are suspended until further notice​
  • Drivers can drop off patients/guests at the emergency department, main hospital or Women and Children’s Pavilion entrances and then self-park in any of our parking garages

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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Patients

At Saint Peter’s University Hospital, our goal is to provide you with the highest quality health care in a safe and comfortable place.

We understand that a hospital stay may be an emotional experience. Each member of our staff—regardless of position—is personally committed to making your stay the most positive experience possible, for you and your family. At the same time, if you have any concerns or a problem, please speak with your nurse or nurse manager immediately. No issue is too small for our prompt attention.

Soon after you return home, you may receive a Saint Peter’s patient satisfaction survey from Press Ganey, an independent satisfaction measurement company. Please take the time to complete and return the survey. Please let us know when we have met or exceeded your expectations. Our staff receives recognition for giving “very good” service to our patients and their families. Your comments also help us focus on areas for improvement. We listen to what you tell us and truly appreciate your feedback.

We're Here for You

During your stay, our Saint Peter’s nurses are always here for you. Even if you don’t call on them, they will make regularly scheduled visits to check on you. Our nurses will:

  • Evaluate and relieve any pain you may be experiencing
  • Offer you help with getting to and use of the bathroom
  • Move you to a more comfortable position, if needed
  • Provide any needed and/or scheduled medications
  • Make sure your call light, phone, and any other needs are within easy reach
  • Ask if there is anything else you need, or if you have any questions
  • Remind you of the next visit and the scheduled time.

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