For YOUR COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
What Not to Bring to the Hospital
Jewelry, money and other valuable personal belongings are best left at
home. Valuables brought to the hospital should be deposited in the hospital
vault or given to a responsible family member for safekeeping.
Mail & Flowers
Hospital volunteers deliver mail to patients Monday through Friday. The
hospital will forward all mail after the patient has been discharged.
Flowers are delivered Monday through Saturday. If you send flowers after
the patient has been discharged, the flowers will be returned to the florist,
who will contact you about delivery.
The hospital cafeteria, located on the ground floor, is open to the public
from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. daily.
Complimentary valet parking is available at the main entrance for all patients
and visitors. Visitor lots are located at the Cass Avenue entrance. Please
park in the designated areas. Handicapped parking is available at the
Emergency Department entrance and the area adjacent to the hospital's
We encourage loved ones to visit patients and we make every effort to provide
a safe and comfortable environment for our patients and visitors. While
receiving care, patients have the right to decide who may or may not visit,
and those visitors are allowed without regard to race, color, national
origin, language, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical
or mental disability, or socioeconomic status.
Our staff and caregivers understand the important role that visitors and
support persons play and every effort is made to ensure that our patients’
support person is embraced as a valued member of the care team.
- To safeguard the comfort of all our patients, visitors are asked to talk
quietly and leave promptly when visiting hours have ended.
- The visiting times and/or the number of visitors may be limited in certain
circumstances – and vary unit by unit - to protect the health, safety,
and privacy of our patients.
- If visitors are not feeling well or have an illness that can be transferred
to our patients, please refrain from visiting.
- Visitors must follow infection control precautions, keep noise to a minimum,
refrain from taking photographs or videos, and comply with restrictions
on smoking, alcohol and illegal substances.
- Before entering and after leaving your loved one's room, make sure
to wash your hands.
- All children must be in the company of a responsible adult and may not
be left unattended.
General visiting hours are 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. All patients should designate one family member as the primary contact
person. Please limit visitors to no more than three at a time.
People with illnesses should not visit. Consult your nurse about any special
Critical Care Units All visitors must check in with the nurses™ station using the telephone
outside the unit. Please limit visitors to no more than two people at
a time (immediate family only unless the patient requests otherwise.)
The nursing staff may need to ask visitors to leave at times for testing
or patient care.
Precious Beginnings Maternity Unit The goal of our family-centered maternity unit is to help you celebrate
your baby's birth, while balancing the need for rest, privacy, and
education. The unit follows general visiting hours. The baby's father
is welcome any time. Children under 12 (except siblings) are not permitted
on the unit.
Mental Health Unit Visiting hours are weekdays, 1 p.m.- 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. 8 p.m. and weekends/holidays
from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 7 p.m.- 8 p.m. Children under 12 require prior
visitation approval from your physician. Please limit visitors to no more
than two at a time. Visits are limited to common areas of the unit, not