Visiting Hours 
 
 
 
 
 

It is important to us to provide a peaceful healing environment for our patients. It is also important to minimize the risk of infection for our patients who often have compromised immune systems. We ask for your assistance in meeting these goals by observing these visitor guidelines.

 

General

  • Visiting hours are from 11 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm.
  • Visiting is limited to individuals 16 years of age or older.
  • Visiting is limited to 2 persons at a time in patient rooms.
  • Please help us keep noise levels down in patient care areas
  • All visitors must be free of signs and symptoms of infections such as fever, cough, sore throat, or runny nose.

Intensive Care Unit

  • No restriction on visiting hours
  • Visitation is at discretion of the nurse depending on the patient condition and care activities.
  • Please call the nurse from the phone located in the ICU waiting area.

Obstetrics

  • Limited to friends and family of patient. Not an open unit.
  • Please use intercom at Department Entrance prior to entering.
  • Children must be age 16 or over unless siblings of the newborn infant.
  • Please limit visitation periods with younger siblings. Children must be in good health and free of signs of infection.
  • Visitors with illness such as colds, influenza, upper respiratory infections, vomiting, fevers, herpes (cold sores), eye infections or other contagious infections should not visit at the hospital and risk exposing the newborn and other patients to exposures.
  • Exceptions to the visiting policy may be necessary due to patient needs and conditions.
  • Exceptions must be pre-approved by the Nursing Supervisor at ext. 4522.
 
 
 
 
 
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