Visiting Hours and Policies


Inpatient Psychiatric Service (5 East)

Visiting Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Weekends and Holidays: 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

No one under the age of 12 will be allowed on the ward without a Doctors order.

Chain of Command may visit during the work day but please call first – (254) 288-8730.

To speak with a patient in 5 East, please call (254) 553-1810 or (254) 288-8895 at these times:

  • Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Weekends and Holidays: Anytime except during group time.

Please view the Inpatient Psychiatric Service - 5E web page for more information




Medical-Surgical Unit (3 South)

Visiting Hours

  • Daily (Monday – Friday, Weekends & Holidays): 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

To speak with a patient in 3 South, please call the nurses' station at (254) 288-8580

Please view the Medical-Surgical Unit (3 South) web page for more information




Mother & Baby Unit (MBU)

Visiting Hours

The unit has open visitation hours and family members are welcome at any time of the day or night. Visitation is not allowed for:

  • Children less than 12 years of age who are not siblings
  • Children who have colds or viruses

To speak with a patient in MBU, please call the nurses' station at (254) 288-8431

Please view the Mother & Baby Unit (MBU) web page for more information




Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Visiting Hours

Parents may visit their infant 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, parents will be asked to leave the NICU during the following:

  • Nursing change of shifts: 6:45 a.m. – 7:15 a.m., 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., and 11 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
  • Crisis or Emergency situations

Parents must show proper wristband identification or ID card prior to visiting their infant:

  • Only two visitors per infant are allowed at any time
  • Siblings, 12 years or older, may visit if they accompanied by a parent
  • No siblings are permitted to visit if he/she has an upper respiratory infection, temperature, has been exposed to a communicable disease, or has not had chicken pox.
  • Grandparents may visit, at anytime, if accompanied by one of the parents
  • The mother may designate one “significant other” if the father is unavailable or not involved. However, the “significant other” is not allowed to bring visitors into the NICU.

Please view the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) web page for more information

Additional Visitor information for NICU




Pediatrics (4 East)

Visiting Hours

The unit has open visitation hours and family members are welcome at any time of the day or night. Visitation is limited for:

  • Children less than 12 years of age who are not siblings
  • Children who have colds or viruses

Please view the Pediatric Ward (4E) web page for more information


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