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Visiting a Patient: Getting Involved

Do you have a friend or family member in the hospital? See detail about visitor passes, visiting hours, available services, hospital rules, more in our General Guidelines for All Visitors (PDF)
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Want to give more support? Patients can designate people to be care partners, active members of their healthcare team. As a care partner, you get a special security code, help keep other informed about the patient's condition and more.

Find out if you would like to be a care partner (PDF).

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Visiting a Patient

Visiting UVA hospital? Need to call a patient at UVA? Find our visitation guidelines, contact numbers, how to send an eCard to a patient, and more.

Visiting a Patient: Getting Involved

Do you have a friend or family member in the hospital? See detail about visitor passes, visiting hours, available services, hospital rules, more in our General Guidelines for All Visitors (PDF)
.

Want to give more support? Patients can designate people to be care partners, active members of their healthcare team. As a care partner, you get a special security code, help keep other informed about the patient's condition and more.

Find out if you would like to be a care partner (PDF).

Visiting Guidelines


  • Please follow these guidelines when visiting a patient at UVA Medical Center.

    Illness
    Please do not come to the hospital unless you are feeling well. Wash your hands before and after visiting a patient. Read and follow any signs posted outside the patient room.

    Security
    Visitors who go above the first floor of the hospital must wear a pass, available from the Hospital Information Desk. Up to two visitors are allowed to see a patient at a time.

    After 9 p.m., visitors should acquire a pass and information about visiting at night from the the security desk in the Emergency Department. This helps us know who is in the hospital after hours.

    Smoking
    No smoking is allowed. Find out more about alternatives and stop-smoking resources.

    Noise
    Quiet times occur during the afternoons and at night. Please keep your voice low to allow for patient rest.

    Cell Phones
    Cell phones can only be used near the main elevators and in the public areas on the first floor of the hospital.

    Family Lounges

    Lounges are available near our patient units for visitors’ comfort. A telephone and computer is available in each lounge. Learn more about our hospital amenities.

    Find out how to contact a patient.

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