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Visiting Guidelines & Hours

Temporary Restrictions for Your Safety

  • All visitors will be screened at entrances, provided a mask and asked to remove gloves.
  • Masks are required for all visitors at all times.
  • Patients will be strongly encouraged to wear a mask, particularly during visitation, if it can be tolerated.
  • No visitors under the age of 18 years old are permitted.
  • Visiting hours are available in designated areas from 4:00 to 8:00 pm daily, with up to two visitors per inpatient, per day.
  • Patients having outpatient procedures are permitted one support person.
  • Visitors will be required to remain in the patient room during the visit.

No visitors will be allowed for COVID-19 patients, except in special circumstances.

While it is always recommended that you speak to the patient and/or the family to determine when visits would be welcome, below are the official guidelines of the Hospital.

Women & Infant Health:

  • Labor & Delivery Visiting Hours
    Unrestricted visiting hours for support person.
  • Postpartum Unit
    Unrestricted for support person.
  • Pediatric Unit
    Unrestricted for parents.
  • NICU Visiting Hours
    Unrestricted for parents.

Infant Security / Visitation Policy

Infant security is our top priority at Virginia Hospital Center. Please read the following visitation and security procedures that are in place to protect your newborn’s safety:

  • Visitors must provide the name of the person they are visiting before they can enter the Mother/Baby Unit. If visitors are unable to provide this information, they will not be allowed to enter the unit.
  • All visitors must sign in and provide a government-issued photo ID (e.g., State-issued ID, driver’s license, Military ID, Passport or Green Card). The visitor will be issued a badge, which will expire at the end of the day.
  • Deliveries (food, flowers, etc.) from outside of the facility must be picked up in Lobby C in the Women & Infant building. Outside vendors are not permitted to enter the Mother/Baby Unit, NICU or Labor & Delivery Unit.


  • Unrestricted for parents.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) / Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)

  • Immediate family members or support persons must contact the patient’s nurse for visiting guidelines.

Upcoming Events

  • Nov
    9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
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  • Nov
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    You’re heading home with baby—now what? Learn newborn care including safety, sleep, diapering, and bathing.
  • Nov
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Therapeutic yoga class for those with limited mobility aims to nurture and restore your body and mind.