We're glad to have you.
Next to our patients, our patients' friends and family members are the most important people we know. Spending time with someone who cares during a hospital stay stimulates smiles and lifts spirits —on both sides of the hospital bed. That's why we encourage visitors to come see us, sit, and stay awhile; it's a healthy experience for everyone.
Visiting hours may be restricted for short periods during the day for doctor rounding, nurse reports or a change in the patient's health status. We ask that visitors be respectful of patient needs and the comfort and privacy needs of others during their visit.
- Wash your hands often while visiting our facility. It prevents the spread of germs that can cause infection.
- If you've got a fever, cold, or any infection symptoms, please stay home.
- Dukes Memorial Hospital is a smoking- and tobacco-free campus. Smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes, vaping devices and other similar products, along with the use of any other tobacco products, is not allowed anywhere on the grounds.
- Don't bring patients food or candies unless your attending doctor gives permission.