Visitation Update 

Effective Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Inpatient, Ambulatory, Outpatient & Emergency Departments

General patient visitation is from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week with two visitors at a time per patient unless otherwise indicated by unit/department below. Children, ages 13-17, can visit but must be accompanied by an adult. No visitors under 13 are permitted.

Outpatient Areas:

  • Patients are encouraged to have one support person present during their outpatient visit. 

Emergency Departments:

  • ​Adult Emergency Department:  One support person is permitted to remain with the patient.
  • Visitors are not allowed to wait in the ED waiting area.
  • Pediatric Emergency Department: Both parents/guardians are permitted. In the event of an emergency with only one parent present, siblings, if, well-behaved, may remain with the parent until arrangements can be made for their care or another adult arrives.

Medical/Surgical Units and Intensive Care Unit:

  • Two visitors at a time per patient between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Pediatric/Pediatric Intensive Care Units:

  • One parent or support person is encouraged to stay 24 hours per day.
  • Two support persons are permitted during regular visiting hours between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.  

Labor & Delivery:

  • One support person is permitted.           

Mother/Baby:

  • In addition to the one support person, two additional visitors will be permitted between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. One support person may remain overnight. 

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU):

  • Parents of the baby are permitted to visit from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Perioperative Services:

  • Visitors may be permitted under the following circumstances:
  • One parent/guardian of a minor; one support person for a delayed admission to the nursing unit; or one support person for extenuating circumstances that necessitate immediate support. 

COVID-19 Positive Patients:

  • No visitors unless under extenuating circumstances such as hospice or end of life care which will be coordinated with the nurse manager/designee. 
  • We remain committed to providing compassionate, safe, quality care during these unprecedented times.

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.

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