Visitation Policy At St. Vincent's HealthCare

Visits from family and friends can play an important part in a patient's recovery. In order to provide the best care possible, St. Vincent's HealthCare (SVHC) has put the following policies in place to ensure the optimum environment for healing.

Other Visitor Guidelines

  • Only two visitors per patient at a time are allowed.
  • Please keep visits brief.
  • Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children may not be left unattended anywhere in the hospital.
  • Visitors are asked not to sit or lay on the patient's bed.
  • Visitors are asked to keep noise to a minimum.
  • Visitors must check with the nursing unit before bringing food or gifts to a patient's room.
  • Visitors are asked not to visit other patients on the unit, touch equipment or change the position of a patient or their bed without consulting the nurse.
  • To ensure the privacy of our patients, we ask that visitors step outside the patient's room whenever a doctor or nurse is providing treatment.
  • The patient has the right to give consent to receive the visitors he or she wants, including, but not limited to a spouse, partner, another family member, or a friend. The patient has the right to withdraw or deny the consent at any time.

Visitor Hours

 

St. Vincent's Clay Visiting Hours

5 a.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Monday-Friday

7 a.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday

  • Evening and overnight visitation allowed after 8:30 p.m. with special permission
  • After 8:30 p.m. you must have a visitor pass to re-enter the hospital if you leave

If visitor hours have ended, please use the Emergency Department entrance and stop by the Security Office for a Visitor's Pass. This pass must be worn at all times during these restricted visiting hours.

 

St. Vincent Riverside Visiting Hours
 
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • On a case-by-case basis, there may be more restrictive hours imposed as a means to assure a patient gets the rest and quiet time he or she needs to fully recover
  • Evening and overnight visitation allowed after 8:30 p.m. with special permission

If visitor hours have ended, please use the Emergency Department entrance and stop by the Security Office for a Visitor's Pass. This pass must be worn at all times during these restricted visiting hours.


St. Vincent's Southside Visiting Hours

5 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Monday-Friday

7 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday

  • Evening and overnight visitation allowed after 9 p.m. with special permission
  • After 9 p.m. you must have a visitor pass to re-enter the hospital if you leave

If visitor hours have ended, please use the Emergency Department entrance and stop by the Security Office for a Visitor's Pass. This pass must be worn at all times during these restricted visiting hours.