Thanks for taking the time to support your loved one’s care and recovery. UMC welcomes visitors because they are important to patient healing. For more in-depth information regarding visitor guidelines, click here.
General Patient Care & Critical Care Units
- Visiting hours are 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
- Two visitors are allowed at a time per patient.
- Visitors must be 10 years or older.
- One visitor, 18 years or older, per patient is allowed to stay overnight.
- Patient rooms have a fold-out sofa where the designated support person can sleep.
- A staff member can explain how the sofa folds out and where to ﬁnd the linens.
- Visitation is limited to one support person during shift changes
Contact these numbers for additional information:
BURN CENTER 504.702.4527
Behavioral health unit
- All visitors to the Behavioral Health Unit must ﬁrst check in with Hospital Public Safety and obtain a visitor’s pass. Visitation hours are:Monday – Friday, excluding holidays, from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
- Weekends and holidays from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
If you are visiting the Behavioral Health Unit, please check in with Hospital
Public Safety to get a Visitor’s Pass. You’ll need to provide the correct patient identiﬁcation number to receive a pass. Wear the pass at all times during your visit and return it to Hospital Public Safety when your visit ends.
Limitations on hospital visitation
A justified clinical restriction on a patient’s visitation rights may include, but need not be limited to one or more of the following:
- A court order limiting or restraining contact
- Behavior that may cause a risk or threat to the patient, staff or others.
- Disruptive behavior
- The need to limit the number of visitors at any one time
- Infection risks
- Restrictions because of an infectious disease outbreak
- Substance abuse treatment protocols Patient’s need for privacy or rest
- when the health care provider believes it is in the best interest of the patient to limit visitation during the clinical intervention or procedure.