Visiting Hours & Services at UH Portage Medical Center
We believe in patient- and family-centered care and fully understand that patients benefit from family and friends visiting them in the hospital. Please review the system-wide policies before visiting any UH facility.
All UH medical centers are following the same visitor policies as outlined here.
Please refer to our phone directory to contact specific departments within UH Portage Medical Center. If you are unsure which number to call, or if you have general questions, call our main line at 330-297-0811.
Meal and snack options at UH Portage include our cafeteria, with a wide selection of hot meals and grab-and-go options, and Perks, a gourmet coffee shop and deli.
Gift Shop At UH Portage Medical Center
The University Hospitals Portage Medical Center Gift Shop, located in the Peter and Susan Cipriano Lobby on the first floor of the hospital, is staffed by volunteers and members of The Auxiliary of UH Portage Medical Center.
Proceeds from the Gift Shop benefit special projects of The Auxiliary of UH Portage Medical Center. Visa and MasterCard accepted. Purchases can be made in-person or via telephone by calling 330-297-2347.
Let the UH Portage Medical Center Gift Shop select a beautiful, fresh arrangement from our chilled storage case. A hospital volunteer will deliver the flowers to your special patient or to a staff member you wish to thank. Note: Fresh flowers cannot be accepted in ICU or CCU. However, we have many other gifts that can accompany your thoughtful message.
Refreshments are available to help you feel recharged and satisfied. Refreshments include candy, coffee and tea, soda, bagged snacks and assorted chocolates.
Gifts for Everyone
The Gift Shop offers a wide variety of items for every age group. We can also help you customize your gift and have it delivered free-of-charge to a patient or staff member. We can also present your gift in a white gift bag with tissue. You’ll find a wide selection of merchandise, including:
- Greeting cards
- Balloons and balloon arrangements
- Baby items
- Plush animals and toys
- Books and magazines
- Decorative figurines
- Holiday items
- Assorted gift boxes of individually wrapped chocolates
- Other fun and unique gifts
Baby and Children’s Items
The UH Portage Medical Center gift shop has a number of adorable baby and children's items for the little one in your life. We can also deliver a gift to the Birth Center at UH Portage Medical Center, wrapped in a white gift bag and tissue paper.
Accessories Jewelry and Accessories
The UH Portage Medical Center Gift Shop has a wide selection of jewelry and accessories that will have you looking glamorous for your next special event, dinner or work day, including scarves, clothing and purses.
The UH Portage Medical Center Gift Shop is a great destination for your holiday gifts and decorations. We offer:
- Kitchen accessories
- Centerpieces and other decorations
- Ceramic, glass and metal keepsakes
- Jewelry, pins and other accessories
Free Public Wi-Fi At UH Portage Medical Center
University Hospitals Portage Medical Center provides free Wi-Fi to all visitors and patients on the main hospital campus. You must have your own equipment (laptop, PDA, wireless card, software, etc.).
Please Note: UH Portage Medical Center is providing this service as a convenience for patients and visitors. Staff cannot assist in making changes to your device or network settings, or perform any troubleshooting on your device. As with any public wireless network, we strongly recommend guests take measures to secure their devices and Internet communications.
Pastoral Care for Spiritual Needs
University Hospitals Portage Medical Center is committed to total patient care, which includes attention to the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of each patient. Our chaplain and associate chaplains are available 24 hours a day to assist and nurture hope within the spiritual and religious traditions of our patients and families.
To contact a chaplain, call 330-297-2445 or ext. 2445 from any hospital phone.
Personal clergy and spiritual/religious leaders are welcome and encouraged to visit their own members who are in the hospital.
Services provided by Pastoral Care include:
- Spiritual/pastoral care
- Spiritual assessment, intervention, comfort and nurturing
- Facilitation and support of the religious practices of all faiths
- Emotional support
- Non-judgmental listening
- Crisis intervention
- Collaboration with all members of the health care team
UH Portage Medical Center Chapel
The Portage Medical Center Chapel, located in the hospital main lobby, is open for prayer, meditation and reflection for people of all faiths.