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Visiting Hours & Restrictions

Due to COVID-19 precautions, we have instituted a strict visitor policy.  If needed, please contact the nurse manager to discuss your situation. Please read our Patient Visitation Letter for more information.

Maintaining Quiet on the Floor

Out of respect for other patients on the floor, we request the help of our patients and their visitors in maintaining quiet on the unit. St. James observes “quiet time” throughout the entire facility every day between the hours of 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. and 1:00 – 3:00 a.m. During quiet time we ask staff, patients, and visitors to help minimize unnecessary noise such as phone usage, loud talking or TVs, use of doors, elevators and equipment, and bright lights. Having designated hours of quiet time gives patients a better opportunity for undisturbed sleep and rest, which is vital to healing. In regards to direct care, visitors may be asked to leave a patient room by a physician or nurse during examination or other procedures. We thank you for helping us maintain a quiet environment and preserve patient privacy.

Children under 14

Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Please do not leave children under 14 unattended in the hospital lobby.