Visitor Information - Locations - Eskenazi Health

Visitors are encouraged and welcomed at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital. Each unit follows slightly different guidelines based on what is beneficial to their patients. Please note that restrictions may change during flu season.

  • Eskenazi Health Acuity-Adaptable Care (Floors 8, 9 and 10)

    • Visitors of all ages are welcomed from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Only one visitor is allowed at night.
  • Eskenazi Health Intermediate Intensive Care Unit

    • Please limit the number of visitors to two at any given time.
    • Visiting hours begin at 8 a.m. and end at 10 p.m., though no visitation is allowed between

      6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. for shift change. This restriction will be enforced in order to maintain patient confidentiality. Please restrict patient inquiry phone calls to IICU staff during these hours and also between 6:30 a.m. and 8 a.m.

    • No more than one visitor, who must be 18 years or older, may stay overnight in a patient’s room.
    • Visitors who are 14 years old or younger are restricted from entering the unit and asked to remain in the waiting room under adult supervision.
    • A designated quiet time will be enforced from 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to promote a healing environment for patients. Stimulation and noise should be limited at these times.
    • Live flowers and food (including fruit baskets) are not allowed in patient rooms in order to promote the safety of our patients and in respect of potential nutritional restrictions.
  • Eskenazi Health Intensive Care Unit

    • All ICU visitors are asked to check in at the ICU Reception Desk.
    • Please limit the number of visitors to two at any given time.
    • Visiting hours begin at 8 a.m. and end at 10 p.m., though no visitation is allowed between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. for shift change. This restriction will be enforced in order to maintain patient confidentiality. Please restrict patient inquiry phone calls to ICU staff during these hours and also between 6:30 a.m. and 8 a.m.
    • No more than one visitor, who must be 18 years or older, may stay overnight in a patient’s room.
    • Visitors who are 14 years old or younger are restricted from entering the unit and asked to remain in the waiting room under adult supervision.
    • A designated quiet time will be enforced from 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to promote a healing environment for patients. Stimulation and noise should be limited at these times.
    • Live flowers and food (including fruit baskets) are not allowed in patient rooms in order to promote the safety of our patients and in respect of potential nutritional restrictions.
  • Richard M. Fairbanks Burn Center

    • Visitation hours are from 12 p.m. (noon) to 8 p.m.
    • Please limit the number of visitors to two at any given time.
    • Two overnight stay areas are available and can be arranged through the support services coordinator.
    • Visitors must enter through the gowning area, wear a cover gown and wash their hands before entering and after exiting a patient’s room.
    • Visitors younger than 14 years old are asked to remain in the waiting room.
    • No live flowers, plants, fruits and vegetables are permitted. Artificial arrangements are welcomed as are non-latex balloons.
  • Sablosky Family Labor & Delivery Center

    • Visitors are asked to check in at the reception desk.
    • Open visitation is observed.
    • During active labor and delivery, visitors are restricted to two people (and one during a C-section).
    • The other new parent may stay overnight if over the age of 18 (if younger than age 18, parental permission is required).
  • Eskenazi Health Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

    • Visitors are asked to check in at the unit’s reception desk.
    • Open visitation is observed.
    • Visitors must be accompanied by a parent of the newborn. Only four people are allowed in the room at one time.