Pediatric Unit and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)


The pediatrics floor is a secured unit for the safety of all patients.

  • Up to two parents/guardians are allowed to visit at all times.
  • Parents receive a parent bracelet when their child is admitted and are expected to wear the band at all times.
  • Visitors must check in at the security desk in the children’s hospital lobby to receive a visitor badge.
  • Once on the pediatrics floor, visitors must use the phone near the elevators to call and enter the unit.
  • Only visitors on the patient visitor list will be permitted into the pediatrics floor.
  • Please check in with the nurses’ station before entering the room.
  • All visitors must follow isolation precautions.
  • No more than two visitors (excluding parents and siblings) are allowed at the bedside.
  • All visitors must be healthy (no fever, or signs of infection).
  • No children under the age of 18 years are allowed to spend the night.
  • Only two adults can stay at the bedside overnight.
  • Any visitor may be asked to leave if his/her behavior is inappropriate.
  • The visitor policy is subject to change if deemed necessary for the safety or care of a patient by nursing administration.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Visiting Guidelines

  • Parents may visit any time, day or night.