9 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily
Restricted Visiting Areas
Additional visitation guidelines exist in several units where children are particularly ill or have weak immune systems, including the:
In some instances, sibling visitation may be restricted.
Badges expire after 24 hours. Parents with children in an inpatient unit are eligible to receive a one-week badge.
Health Care Information
Gifts for Patients
Our patients love to receive toys and gifts to help them pass the time while they are in the hospital. Due to infection control requirements, we do not permit fresh flowers to be taken to any patient care areas. If visitors bring flowers, they will be asked to drop off the flowers at the front desk so that parents can take them home. They will not be taken to the unit.
For a child, having their parents near them can significantly enhance the recovery process. Whenever possible, we encourage parents to stay with their child, including spending the night. Exceptions to this guideline may include:
Please know that we will not give out information about your child's medical condition to anyone other than his or her legal guardians. Please ask extended family and friends to use you as their resource for information on your child's condition.
Parents' Visiting Rights
The hospital will not restrict or deny visitation privileges on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability and will ensure that all visitors enjoy full and equal visitation privileges consistent with patient preferences. You will be informed in a language you can understand if visitation or communication is being restricted for health or safety reasons.
All visitors enjoy full and equal visitation rights consistent with the preferences of you and your child. You will be informed in a language you can understand if visitation or communication is being restricted for health or safety reasons.
Visits from Siblings
Our patients’ sisters and brothers are important to them, but children under the age of 12 have more infectious diseases than adults and teenagers. To preserve the health of all of our patients, we ask that you follow these policies: