The hospital will allow a family member, friend, or other individual of the patient's choice to be present with the patient for emotional support during the course of stay unless it infringes on others rights, safety, or is medically or therapeutically contraindicated.
Medical, Surgical, and Monitoring Unit
Hours for visiting patients in the Medical, Surgical, and Monitoring Unit areas are from 8:00am to 9:00pm.
Same Day Surgery
Visitors (1-2) may stay with patients in the Same Day Surgery Unit.
OR and Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
As a general rule, visitors are not allowed. Exceptions, as appropriate, are made on a case-by-case basis with the permission of the patient, the Director of Surgical Services, the Anesthetists, and the Surgeon.
One family member or support person is permitted to stay with the patient. Visitors may be asked to leave during examination and/or procedures. Cell phones are not to be used in exam rooms. In most instances, both parents will be allowed to remain with their child. Visitors should remain at patient's bedside; they should not be in hallways.