We understand the importance of visitors to our patients' healing. With new circumstances presented by COVID-19, we continue to put the safety of our patients, employees and visitors first.

Our visitor guidelines are as follows:

Hospitals

Visiting hours vary by location. ‚ÄčLabor & Delivery and Maternity patients may have one partner present at all times. Exceptions will be made for pediatrics, oncology and other special circumstances.
  • For the health and safety of our patients, only a limited amount of visitors are allowed to accompany non-COVID patients in the hospital or Emergency Department.

    One visitor, as designated by the patient at registration, will be able to visit throughout the patient's stay during visiting hours from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    Labor & Delivery and Maternity patients may have one partner present at all times.

    Exceptions will be made for pediatrics, oncology and special circumstances.


  • Neonatal Intensive Care: Limited to one parent at a time during rotating hours to accommodate for social distancing. Please check with the unit for specific details.

    Pediatric Emergency Room: Open 24 hours

  • For the health and safety of our patients and staff, no visitors are allowed to accompany patients in the hospital, except for:

    Labor & Delivery, Mother Baby (1 West) and pediatrics: One designated support person may be present at all times.

    NICU: One visitor allowed from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Exceptions will be made for special circumstances.

  • For the health and safety of our patients and staff, no visitors are allowed to accompany patients in the hospital.

    Exceptions will be made for special circumstances.

  • For the health and safety of our patients and staff, only a limited amount of visitors are allowed to accompany non-COVID patients in the hospital.

    Inpatient Units, Critical Care Units and Emergency Department are not allowed visitors at this time.

    Elective surgery patients may be accompanied by one visitor if capacity allows.

    Labor & Delivery and Maternity patients may have one partner present at all times.

    Exceptions will be made for oncology and special circumstances.

  • For the health and safety of our patients, only a limited amount of visitors are allowed to accompany non-COVID patients in the hospital.

    Visiting hours are from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.

    Inpatient units may have one visitor. Surgery patients may have one visitor.

    Emergency Department non-COVID patients may have one designated visitor, 24 hours.

    Elective surgery patients may be accompanied by one visitor.

    After 9 p.m., all patients must enter and exit through the Emergency Room. The main lobby will be closed.

    Exceptions will be made for pediatrics, oncology and special circumstances.

  • General Visiting Hours are from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    For the health and safety of our patients and staff, one visitor may accompany patients in the hospital, Emergency Department, or for diagnostic imaging procedures.

  • For the health and safety of our patients, no visitors are allowed to accompany non-COVID patients in the hospital.

    Labor & Delivery and Maternity patients may have one visitor present at all times.

    Elective Surgery patients may also be accompanied by one visitor.

    Exceptions will be made for pediatrics, oncology and special circumstances.

    After 9 p.m., all patients must enter and exit through the Emergency Department. The main lobby will be closed.

  • General Visiting Hours are from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    For the health and safety of our patients and staff, one visitor may accompany patients in the hospital, Emergency Department, or for elective procedures or diagnostic imaging procedures.

    After 9 p.m., all patients must enter and exit through the Emergency Center. The main lobby will be closed.

    Exceptions will be made for pediatrics, oncology and special circumstances.

  • For the health and safety of our patients, only a limited amount of visitors are allowed to accompany non-COVID patients in the hospital.

    Visitation hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. for all patients and only one visitor is allowed.

    Emergency Department patients are not allowed visitors at this time.

    Labor & Delivery and Maternity patients may have one partner present at all times.

    Elective procedures or diagnostic imaging patients may have one visitor on the day of procedure and/or testing.

    After 9 p.m., all patients must enter and exit through the Emergency Department. The lobbies will be closed.

    Exceptions will be made for pediatrics, oncology and special circumstances.

  • For the health and safety of our patients and staff, only a limited amount of visitors are allowed to accompany patients.

    Visitation hours are 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., for non-COVID patients, and one visitor is allowed.

    Visitation hours for COVID patients are 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. for a maximum of 15 minutes through social distant window or door. Entry to patient room is not allowed.

    Emergency Department non-COVID patients may have one visitor present at all times.

    Labor & Delivery and Maternity patients may have one partner present at all times.

    Elective procedures or diagnostic imaging patients may have one visitor on the day of procedure and/or testing.

    The doors in the front lobby close at 9 p.m. and reopen at 6 a.m.; to enter the hospital during these hours, please go through the Emergency Department.

    Exceptions will be made for special circumstances.

Outpatient Surgery Centers and Diagnostic Imaging Centers

  • Only patients who are minors, or patients with special needs, may be accompanied by one visitor. For the health and safety of our patients and staff, other visitors will not be allowed during this time.

Stand Alone Emergency Departments

  • One adult visitor may be able to accompany patients when social distancing is possible.
  • Note: Some facilities may not be able to accommodate visitors. Please call ahead to determine whether visitors are permitted.

Urgent Care Centers

  • No visitors allowed to accompany patients at this time at urgent cares and urgent care express locations.

Physician Offices

  • Only patients who are minors, or patients with special needs, may be accompanied by one visitor. For the health and safety of our patients and staff, other visitors will not be allowed during this time.

Miami Cancer Institute and Lynn Cancer Institute

  • To continue protecting our immunocompromised cancer patients from the risks of COVID-19, no visitors will be able to accompany adult patients for the duration of this pandemic.
  • There will be special circumstances when it will be necessary for a single adult visitor to accompany a patient. Limited exceptions may include: new patients, pediatric patients, adult patients with identified neurocognitive impairment, and patients with a physical impairment that requires special assistance by their caretaker, as determined by their clinical team.
Beyond these examples, visitor permission may be granted by the patient care team on a case-by-case basis. Exceptions will be made for pediatrics, oncology and other special circumstances.

Visitor Requirements

Please note that all visitors must be 18 or older and will be screened. Masks will be provided and are required to be worn at all times. Visitor hours are subject to change. Anyone displaying symptoms or risk of exposure will not be allowed to visit. Masks are required to be worn at all times at our facilities, and will be provided upon entry. All visitors will follow social distancing guidelines.

Appointments

Call for appointments at hospital outpatient centers and Baptist Medical Plazas.