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Visiting Hours

Patient Units
General visiting hours: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Patients may have up to 2 visitors at any one time. For safety reasons, children under 12 may be permitted to visit in special situations with permission of the nurse in charge and must be accompanied by an adult. Visitors are reminded that they must help us maintain a quiet, smoke-free environment.

Special Units
Visitors are limited to immediate family only. Patients may have only 2 visitors at any one time. Special visiting requests may be arranged with the Unit Director or Charge Nurse.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., 7 days/week

Progressive Care Unit (PCU)
11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., 7 days/week

Short Procedure Unit (SPU)
5:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Suggest one (1) visitor)

Adult Psychiatric Unit (APU)
Monday - Friday:            6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Weekends & Holidays:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Two (2) visitors may be allowed to visit any one patient at a time.  Exceptions can be made with prior approval. Visitors under 18 require a physician’s order and must be accompanied by an adult. Visitors will not be allowed to bring personal bags onto the unit. Purses are subject to search.

Older Adult Behavioral Medicine Center (OABMC)
Monday - Friday:            1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Weekends & Holidays:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Two (2) visitors may be allowed to visit any one patient at a time.  Exceptions can be made with prior approval. Visitors under 18 require a physician’s order and must be accompanied by an adult. Visitors will not be allowed to bring personal bags onto the unit. Purses are subject to search.

The BirthPlace  General visiting hours:  11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This is a secured unit. Children are permitted into the unit as long as they are free of infection and are supervised by an adult. The father of the infant (or matching identification banded support person) may stay overnight with the mother during her hospital stay. For security reasons, overnight guests must enter the hospital by 10:00 PM. Parents of infants in the NICU may visit anytime, and must keep the infant identification bracelet on the entire time the infant is in the hospital. Other visitors may be permitted in the NICU at the discretion of the neonatologist.

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