Visiting Hours


General Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome 24 hours a day. Exceptions are the intensive care unitspediatrics and the women and infants center.

To enter the building after 8 p.m. or before 5 a.m., use the emergency department entrance on the lower level of the hospital off Carpenter Street.

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Intensive Care Units (ICU)
  • Visiting hours are open throughout the day and night.
  • Number of visitors for each patient is limited to two at any given time and they may be asked to leave the bedside during change of shift report.
  • After 8 p.m., no more than two visitors per patient may remain in the ICU visitors lounge.
Pediatric Unit and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • General visiting hours are 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily.
  • No more than two visitors (excluding parents and siblings) at the bedside at any one time.  
  • Visiting hours for all siblings, extended family and friends are 8 am to 8 pm.
  • Pediatrics is a secured unit. 
  • Only visitors listed on the patient visitor list will be permitted on the unit.
  • Visitors must check in at the security desk in the lobby to receive a visitor badge. Once the visitor arrives on the Pediatric Unit, the visitor must use the phone outside the unit doors to call and receive permission to enter. 
  • Please check in at the nurses' desk before entering room.
  • No children under the age of 18 are allowed to spend the night.
  • Only two adults may stay at the bedside overnight.
  • All visitors must follow isolation precautions.
  • Any visitor may be asked to leave if behavior is deemed inappropriate.
  • All visitors must be healthy (fever free, no signs of respiratory illness, etc.).
  • 2 - 4 p.m. is designed Quiet Time when only family members may be present in the room.

Women and Infants Center (former Birth Center)

  • Only the support person, plus two other visitors, are allowed in the room at the time of delivery. Only hospital staff are allowed to exit or enter the delivery room.
  • There is a maximum of four visitors, in addition to the support person, allowed on the Women and Infants Center unit at one time. There is an additional waiting area on the second floor (main lobby), if needed.
  • Visitors MUST obtain a visitor's badge at the front desk before entering the unit. Badges must be visible at all times. 
  • One adult visitor (over the age of 18) will be allowed to stay overnight on the unit. 
  • No children under the age of 12 are allowed on the unit unless they are a brother or sister of the infant. 
  • Visitors may be limited, if necessary, to ensure the health of the mother and her infant.