The medical staff, colleagues and volunteers at HSHS St. John's Hospital are dedicated to making your visit a positive one. It is our goal to eliminate as much stress as possible for our patients and our visitors. Here you will find information about visiting hours, food options, financial services and everything in between.
Saving lives through advanced medicine. Our team will support you every step of the way should you need additional imaging, treatment or surgery.
Samaritans (volunteers) provide vital services at St. John's
Visitor guidelines effective February 1, 2021
Visitors will still be required to wear a mask at all times while in the hospitals and should expect to be screened.
Adult patient: One visitor who must stay in the patient’s room for duration of visit.
Pediatric patient: Two parents and/or guardians who must stay in the patient’s room for duration of visit
Adult inpatients: One support person during the hours of 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Pediatrics inpatients: Two parents or guardians allowed.
Women and infants center: One support person and one visitor who must stay the same for the duration of the hospital stay.
NICU patients: Two parents within the unit.
End-of-life patients: Two visitors at a time.
Surgery (inpatient and outpatient): One visitor in the waiting room only for the duration of the surgical procedure.
Outpatient diagnostic and therapy services: Patients are encouraged to come alone whenever possible or have visitors wait outside until services are complete.
Patients with intellectual and/or developmental disability or cognitive impairments: One support person. These guidelines are subject to change at any time to address the health needs of our communities.
Approved support persons must be over the age of 18 and will continue to be screened upon entering the facility for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure.
Family members and loved ones should provide nursing staff with their contact information and may call (217) 544-6464 to check on their loved ones.