Stamford Hospital Visiting Hours & Guidelines

To align with our Planetree Philosophy of Patient-Centered Care, Stamford Hospital practices the following as a community of caregivers.

Patient and Visitor Safety

We are happy to offer patient-directed visitation hours. Please note:

  • During respiratory virus season, visitors under the age of 12 are not permitted on our pediatric floors.
  • The Cohen Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and ICU visitors must be 18+.
  • South One Inpatient Psychiatric Unit visitors will be welcomed from 6 – 8 p.m.; weekends and holidays from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Children under 12 years old must visit prior to 8 p.m.

Please be considerate of the need for rest during the healing process and limit visitation according to your loved one’s wishes and needs. Feel confident and comfortable in all Stamford Health facilities because we are taking steps to ensure your safety and the safety of others. If you have any questions or concerns about visitation, please don’t hesitate to consult the patient’s care team. Thank you for your cooperation.

Stamford Health continues to:

  • Follow standard and robust infection prevention measures.
  • Encourage COVID-19 vaccination action for all employees.
  • Urge staff to stay home if they are not feeling well.

Our Culture of Quiet

Rest is an important part of the healing process. In order to promote a restful and quiet environment, we observe daily quiet hours from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Please let the patient’s care team know if there’s anything we can do to ensure his or her quiet time is restful.

Smoking, Vaping and Tobacco Policy

To protect the wellbeing of our patients, staff and visitors, Stamford Health prohibits the use of all tobacco and vaping products in and around all Stamford Health buildings, properties, parking areas and on sidewalks. Thank you for complying.

Electronic Device Use

Please be courteous to those in and around a patient’s room when using electronic devices like cell phones, iPods, and handheld video games. We encourage the use of headphones when possible. If you have questions about usage, please ask a member of the patient’s care team.

Gift Shop Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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