Visiting Hours & Policies

Visiting a Patient at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

The visitation practices at UH Elyria Medical Center ensure that each patient on the unit has a right to an environment that promotes comfort, rest, privacy and quiet.

At times, visitors may be asked by our staff to go to a waiting area for the privacy and rest of the patient or roommate or for patient care procedures. Generally, patients will be allowed two visitors at a time. Departments may grant exceptions based on special situations. Our full policies are listed in our Visitation Policy and Birth Center Visitation Policy sections.

General Visiting Hours

12 noon – 8 p.m. (no restrictions on children under 16 if accompanied by an adult)

Pediatric Visiting Hours

11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (12 years and older). Parents may visit at any time. Children 12 years of age and younger, accompanied by an adult, may visit from 2 – 3 p.m. and from 7 – 8 p.m.

Family Birth Center Visiting Hours

Each patient’s husband, father of the baby, significant other and grandparents of the new baby may visit anytime. Siblings may visit anytime, if accompanied by an adult. Friends and general visiting is from 12 noon - 8 p.m. Before your visit, review the complete Family Birth Center Visitation Policy.

MICU/SICU Visiting Hours

Because of the nature of medical intensive care or surgical intensive care units, visiting hours are restricted. Refer to critical care visitor's pamphlet at the MICU/SICU nursing unit desk.

Mental Health Unit

Daily from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
No children under the age of 14 are allowed on the unit. All packages must be checked at the nursing station.

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