General Visiting Hours
From 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
- The Women's Hospital
- Medical & Surgical Units
Extended 24 Hours a Day Visiting Hours
Except from 6 - 9 a.m. and 6 - 7:45 p.m.
- Progressive and Intensive Care Units
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Visiting Hours
From 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Visitor guidelines ensure the safety of NICU patients while maintaining infection control measures.
- Parents and legal guardians are always welcome.
- Visitors and siblings are welcome daily from 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
- Other adult visitors (18 years and older) may visit provided they are accompanied by one of the newborn's parents or legal guardians.
- Siblings under the age of four may visit during visiting hours, and must be accompanied by a parent and a second adult. For the safety of our patients, siblings must be in good health and with no exposure to chickenpox or measles.
- A maximum of two visitors will be allowed at the infant's bedside at any one time.
- Parents and visitors with suspected infectious diseases are asked to postpone contact with infants in the NICU.
- Parents and legal guardians are asked to remain at the bedside of their infant in order to protect the privacy of other NICU families.
- On occasion, the NICU may be temporarily closed to parents and visitors during surgical procedures.
- Only two visitors per patient are allowed in the room at one time.
- Out of respect for surgical patients in the waiting room, no food or drink is allowed.
- The family waiting area is equipped with televisions for family members.
- Only one visitor is allowed at a time in patient recovery.
- Cell phones are not allowed in the patient recovery area — they can be used in the waiting room.
- If you have completed and notarized forms (Advance Directives, Power of Attorney, or a Living Will) please bring them with you the day of your surgery.
- If no legal document is available, a surrogate decision maker will be assigned by the patient prior to surgery.
- For the safety of our patients, latex balloons are not permitted at the medical center.
- Visitors will be asked to leave during physicians' rounds and emergencies.