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Visiting Hours and Information

General visiting hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
For security reasons, visitors must leave the hospital by 9 p.m.

Visiting Guidelines
Please limit visits to two people at a time. Those waiting to see patients may make themselves comfortable in the visitor lounges, which are located on the first, second and third floors near the main elevators. For security and health reasons, visitors' personal belongings and food may not be stored in patient rooms or visitor lounges. If you have cold or flu symptoms or if you or a member of your family recently has been exposed to a communicable disease, please do not enter our patient-care units. Children younger than 13 must at all times be accompanied by an adult other than the one they are visiting.

If you have a loved one staying with us, you may provide the nursing unit with the telephone number where you may be reached; the unit will contact you if necessary. You are welcome to call during the night and speak with a nurse to get an update on your relative's condition.

To ensure the safety of our patients and visitors, we lock all doors after regular visiting hours.

Visitor Lounges
Visitor lounges are located on the first, second and third floors near the main elevators. Complimentary coffee is available in the lounges.

For Your Health and Safety
To promote your safety and that of staff members and patients, we ask that you do not obstruct lights, use electrical appliances or sleep on windowsills in the visitor lounge.

The Atrium Cafe: located on the first floor off the atrium of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, open Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6:30 p.m. Snacks are available from vending machines near the visitor lounge on the third floor. Food and beverage storage and cooking are not allowed in visitor lounges.

Tobacco Use
Because we are committed to advancing the health of our community, tobacco use is strictly prohibited on any of the University of Missouri Health Care property.  If you need help quitting, please contact a nurse or pharmacist.

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