Visiting Hours

Saint Peter’s allows around-the-clock visitation, subject to nursing and security discretion. Visiting hours may be suspended for critical situations in the hospital.

Visitor Sign-In

Saint Peter's requires that all visitors 18 years of age and older present a government issued form of picture identification and sign the visitor registration log upon entering the hospital.

Visitor Guidelines

Only two visitors per patient. One visitor will be allowed to stay in the room with the patient overnight. Children under the age of 16 are not permitted to visit patients in the Medical-Surgical/Critical Care units unless accompanied by an adult unless otherwise approved by the nurse manager. Children under the age of 16 visiting patients in the Children’s Hospital and/or Mother/Baby areas must be accompanied by an adult.

  • If a visitor requests to stay overnight with a patient who is in a semi-private room, the nurse manager will ask for consent from the patient’s roommate. 
  • Visiting hours may be suspended for critical situations in the Emergency Department or the intensive care units.
  • Healthcare providers may limit or expand the number of visitors for individual patients as deemed medically necessary.

General Guidelines

Emergency Department (Ground Floor, E-Wing)

  • One visitor per cubicle for adults; both parents/guardians are permitted for pediatric patients.

Labor & Delivery – Pre-delivery (Fourth Floor, H-Wing)

  • One birthing partner and two labor coaches per patient.
  • In the event of an emergency, all visitors will be asked to wait in the H-Wing, ground floor lobby until the conclusion of the emergency.
  • No children under the age of 16 will be allowed in the labor room pre-delivery.

Labor & Delivery Operating Room – Pre-delivery and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

  • When regional anesthesia is used, one birthing partner will be permitted.

Labor & Delivery – Post-delivery (Fourth Floor, H-Wing)

  • Grandparents and siblings of the infant are permitted within the first hour post delivery.
  • Siblings under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Mother/Baby Unit (Third Floor, A/B/D-Wings, Fourth Floor, D/E-Wings)

  • Siblings under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) (Second Floor, A-Wing)

  • Two visitors per patient at one time.
  • Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) (Third Floor, H-Wing)

  • Parents of the baby are permitted at any time.
  • No more than three people will be allowed per family (examples: two parents with one visitor or one parent with two visitors).
  • Siblings will be allowed to visit at the bedside with a parent for 10 to 15 minutes only and must remain with the adult at the bedside throughout the visit.
  • Siblings will complete a Sibling Visit Health Questionnaire and the child is found to be healthy and free to any communicable diseases before a sibling visitation occurs.
  • All visitors with a respiratory tract infection, rash or infected lesion of hand and/or face will not be allowed to visit the NICU. All visitors with a communicable disease may not visit the NICU until the infection is no longer communicable.
  • Febrile mothers without a specific identified site of infection may visit in the NICU pending approval of their obstetrician and the neonatologist.

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) (Second Floor, A-Wing)

  • Two visitors per patient, at any one time, are permitted, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Intensive Care Unit (Fifth Floor, G-Wing)

  • Two visitors per patient, at one time.

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