Visitor Information
 

Sovah Health understands that having loved ones by your side can help with your healing and care. Patients have the right to choose and prioritize visitors from among family, friends, partners, personal care aides or other individuals (regardless of the person's gender or relationship to the patient). Patients may also choose a support person to be present throughout their stay, unless that person's presence affects the health, rights or safety of our patients or staff. 

Visitor Guidelines

  • Please limit visitors to two at a time.

  • Children under age 16 must be accompanied by and remain in the presence of, a non-patient adult at all times while in any area of the hospital.

  • Our hospitals discourage vistation by children under age 6.

  • To protect the privacy and confidentiality of our patients and staff, we prohibit photography and audio/visual recording devices in treatment areas.

  • Please do not bring food, drinks or medications to the patient until you check with nursing staff.

  • Please wash your hands before and after you visit every patient. If you there is a Precautions sign on the door, please see the nurse before you vsiit for the first time.

  • We ask that you referain from visiting patients if you have a stomach bug, flu or any illness with a fever.

  • While visitors are encouraged to comfort and support patients, we ask that you not sit or lie in a hospital bed or use the bathroom facilities in a patient's room without checking with our team. Contact your nurse to see if a sleeper chair is available.

  • Sovah Health reserves the right to deny access to anyone. Visitors and patients may not have firearms, other weapons, illegal drugs or alcoholic beverages on the premises. Visitors found to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be asked to leave the premises. In order to ensure safety for patients, all associates and visitors' packages are subject to being searched upon entering and leaving the hospital.

  • A "No Visitors" sign may be placed on teh patient's room door upon request of the patient, family or physician.

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours are enforced to control the flow of traffic through our facilities and ensure the safety of our patients and staff. As hours may vary by campus and department, please check with your nurse for visiting times. 

General Visiting Hours: 10:00am - 9:00pm General Visiting Hours: 8:00am - 8:00pm
The doors at the main entrance are locked at 9:00pm. 
The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day.