Visiting Hours

  • Standard visiting hours are 8:00 am – 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm daily.

  • Quiet time is observed from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm on all floors. One support person may stay with the patient during this time.

  • For overnight visits, limit one support person per patient in an occupied semi-private room.

  • Approved overnight visitors will be issued a temporary ID badge. The support person must wear this name tag while in the facility.

  • After 8:30 pm, visitor admittance is restricted to the Emergency Center entrance. All visitors must register at the Security post. The Security Officer will call the floor to obtain permission for the visitor and issue a temporary ID badge.

Behavioral Unit Visiting Hours

  • Child and Adolescent—Monday – Friday 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Saturday, Sunday, and holidays 1 pm – 5 pm

  • Adult—Monday – Friday 5:30 pm – 7 pm. Saturday, Sunday, and holidays 1 pm – 5 pm

Visiting Guidelines

  • Limit visitors to two per patient in occupied semi-private rooms and the Blessing Hospital Intensive Care Unit and Cardiovascular Unit.  

  • Quiet promotes rest and healing for all of our patients. Please be considerate in patient rooms, hallways, and waiting rooms to help us maintain a peaceful environment.

  • Protect the patient’s privacy by knocking on the door before entering a room.

  • Upon request of the doctor or nurse, please leave the patient’s room when necessary care, examinations, or treatments are conducted.

  • Check with nursing staff before bringing in any food or drinks for the patient, as the patient may require a special diet for treatment.

  • Smoking, electronic cigarettes, and other tobacco products are prohibited on all Blessing Health System property, including sidewalks and parking lots.

Promote Patient and Community Health and Safety

Isolation reduces the spread of germs among patients with certain types of infections, those who care for them and those who visit them. We encourage you to watch the above video to learn how Blessing Health System enforces proper isolation control with patients and their families.

  • Individuals with contagious diseases or those who have been unwell should not visit patients.

  • For your protection and that of the patient and the community, please strictly follow any isolation instructions when visiting a patient. The unit nursing staff can advise you on what precautions are necessary if your loved one is in isolation due to a contagious disease diagnosis.

  • Regardless of diagnosis, always wash your hands and/or use hand sanitizer upon entering and leaving a patient room.

Contact Us

To learn more about visiting hours and guidelines specific to the unit on which your loved one is receiving care, please call (217) 223-1200, and ask for the unit on which they are staying.