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Visitor Information

Visitor Guidelines

(Updated February 22, 2022)


2 South and 2 East Inpatient Units:
  • Visiting hours: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Patients may have 2 visitors at a time, age 18 or older.
  • Visitors are not permitted for patients with COVID-19.


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Visiting Hours: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Patients may have 2 visitors at a time, age 18 or older.
  • Visitors are not permitted for patients with COVID-19.


Family Birthing Suites:
  • One support person/significant other is permitted at all times.
  • An additional 2 visitors age 18 or older are permitted at a time during visiting hours, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Siblings of the new baby are permitted to visit regardless of their age.


Patients with COVID-19:

Visitors are not permitted for patients who are hospitalized with COVID-19. Special arrangements may be requested for COVID patients who are:

  • age 17 or younger
  • intellectually and/or developmentally disabled or diagnosed with an impairment that affects understanding, judgment, or decision-making
  • at end of life


Outpatient Surgery, Endoscopy, Cath Lab, Emergency Department, tests or procedures
  • One (1) visitor/support person is permitted per patient.


Expectations of Visitors:

If you are visiting or accompanying a patient, please help us maintain a safe environment by respecting our visitor guidelines. Visitors who do not adhere to the visitor expectations will be unable to visit.

  • Per CDC guidelines for healthcare settings, both vaccinated and unvaccinated visitors must wear a mask covering their nose and mouth at all times while in a Morris Hospital facility, including private patient rooms and exam rooms. Bandanas, neck gaiters, and loose fitting facial coverings are not permitted.
  • Do not visit if you are experiencing any signs of illness.
  • When entering a Morris Hospital facility, visitors will be asked to apply hand sanitizer. Anyone who refuses to comply will be unable to visit.
  • When visiting a patient in isolation, visitors must wear required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Please maintain 6 feet of distance from others whenever possible.



Visitors should park in the visitor parking lot off High Street on the east side of the hospital campus.


Flowers & Balloons

Flowers and mylar balloons sent to the hospital will be delivered to the patient’s room, with the exception of the ICU. Please do not send latex balloons to any patient. Latex balloons are not permitted anywhere in the hospital for the safety of individuals with latex allergies.


Additional visitor information is available in our Patient Guide.