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Visitor Hours and Guidelines


  • A maximum of two visitors (three in a private room) may be with the patient at one time.
  • The patient lounge or the hospital lobby is used by visitors while waiting to visit a patient.
  • Visitation hours are between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. One visitor may be allowed to spend the night. Please discuss with the patient’s caregiver.
  • For health reasons, it is recommended that children under 2 years of age remain at home unless there are special circumstances. Please discuss these circumstances with your nurse.
  • Children of any age cannot be left unattended on the hospital campus.
  • Visitors coming to the Intensive Care and Critical Care units should obtain prior approval by phone from the waiting room or main lobby.
  • Other than visitors to Obstetrical Units, children under 12 years of age are not permitted.
  • Children under 12 are not permitted in MICU, SICU and CVICU.


  • Only siblings are allowed on Obstetrical Units.
  • Any siblings with illness, or symptoms of communicable disease will not be permitted.


  • Children are allowed to visit as long as they are healthy and attended by an adult at all times.
  • Friends or family members who have a cold, sore throat or sickness of any kind are not allowed to visit.
  • No living plants, flowers or items with moss are allowed on the unit at any time. These items carry fungus and bacteria, which can be harmful to our patients.

Behavioral Health Unit:

  • Visitation hours are between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily