- About Us
- Getting Here
- Patients and Families
- Visiting Information
- Your Hospital Stay
- Billing and Insurance
- Health Encyclopedia
- Patient Web Sites/Caring Bridge
- Services/Hospital Resources
What to Bring
Storage in your room is limited, so please keep the items you bring to a minimum. Items you may want to bring include:
- A list of medications you are taking
- Your medical insurance information
- Glasses or contact lenses
- Hearing aid
- Important phone numbers
- Hair clips or rubber bands to control long hair
- Reading material, crossword puzzles
- A small amount of cash (under $25) for incidentals
- Street clothes for day of discharge
What not to Bring
Valuables: We request that you not bring valuables with you to the hospital. However, if you must bring them, please see our policy about valuables.
Appliances: For your safety and that of other patients and staff, please do not bring in electrical appliances from home such as radios, televisions, telephones (except cell phones) or VCRs. Electric razors, hair dryers, fans, or other personal items that connect to an electrical outlet may not be used until checked by Facilities Operations for electrical safety. Your nurse can assist you with arranging an inspection.
Smoking materials: To protect the health of our patients, visitors and staff, smoking is not permitted in the Medical Center. If you smoke, please leave your smoking materials at home. Learn more about our smoke free policy.
Personal bedclothes: We provide patients with hospital gowns. However, personal bedclothes may be worn with approval from the nursing staff.
Toiletries: All patients are furnished with basic toiletries. Talk to your nurse if specific or additional items are needed.