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Updated Visitor Restrictions for Eskenazi Health as of July 28, 2022

Beginning on Monday, July 28, 2022, patients (regardless of COVID-19 status) may have unlimited visitors at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. with a limit of two people at the bedside at all times. Visitors must be over the age of 2 years old and visitors to the ICU and in the IICU must be over the age of 14 years old. All visitors must wear an Eskenazi Health-issued mask at all times during the visit.

  • Pediatrics (under the age of 18 years old) – two parents or guardians at all times
  • NICU – both parents allowed at all times, plus four additional support persons with no more than two visitors at the bedside at one time
  • Surgery (to support safe discharge to home) – visitors allowed
  • Family Beginnings – one designated support person for the length of stay and additional visitors between the hours of 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. If the patient is in labor, the additional visitors may be present outside of visitation hours.
  • Vulnerable patients with special needs (examples include patients with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, patients with cognitive impairments including dementia, Down syndrome, autism, victims of sexual assault including an advocate present during a medical forensic exam) will be allowed to have a support person at the bedside including overnight visitation. 
  • End of Life –  unlimited visitors but only four visitors at one time who must remain masked at all times
  • Clinical Decision Unit – patients with COVID-19 are allowed one visitor total during their stay, no appointment necessary
  • Michael & Susan Smith Emergency Department – two visitors allowed; visitors must remain in the room with their mask on

Patient families are encouraged to check on a patient receiving care in the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital at any time by calling 317.880.0000. If the patient is in critical condition in the Michael & Susan Smith Emergency Department, please call 317.880.8100. This line is staffed from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. If it is after these hours or on the weekend, please call 317.880.9191.

For up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 news page.

  • Campus Amenities 
  • Contact Us

Our downtown campus boasts many amenities and conveniences for patient and staff use.

  • Dining Options that offer a variety of choices whether you are looking for a quick snack, a grab-and-go food item, or a full meal
  • Fifth Third Bank branch located on the first floor of the Fifth Third Bank Building
    • Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • The Matthew R. Gutwein Commonground, an ideal outdoor environment that can serve as a place for quiet reflection
  • The Sky Farm, located atop of the Sandra Eskenazi Outpatient Care Center and open for patients, staff and the community

This website is NOT for medical emergencies or medical treatment. For medical treatment, please contact your physician’s office by phone or go to the nearest emergency room. For emergencies, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. If this is a mental health emergency, please call 317.880.8485.

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