Visitor Information

Visitor Restrictions Due to 2015 Flu
For the safety of our patients and to limit the spread of flu during this outbreak, Newton-Wellesley is putting the following temporary visitor restrictions in place:

  • For medical or surgical patients – no more than two visitors per patient at any one time.
  • For maternity patients – parents plus no more than two visitors per patient at any one time.
  • No visitors age 12 years or younger.
  • Please do not visit if you have not had the flu shot or have a fever (100° or more) and/or the following flu-like symptoms: cough, sore throat, and runny nose.

General Guidelines for Your Visit
Your family and friends are welcome to visit you while you are here. We ask that no more than two people visit at a time and that all visitors check in at the nurses' station before entering your room. Visitation privileges will not be restricted, limited, or otherwise denied on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or disability. You/your support person will be informed of your visitation rights, including any clinical restriction or limitation on such rights, by receipt of the Patient Rights Notice upon admission. You/your support person will be informed of the right, subject to your consent, to receive the visitors whom you designate, including, but not limited to, a spouse, a domestic partner (including a same-sex domestic partner), another family member, or a friend, and your right to withdraw or deny such consent at any time. Visitors should not bring in any food or beverage for you without your physician's approval.

Visiting Hours
Please ask your visitors to observe the following visiting hours so you may rest and recuperate:

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
*please view flu restrictions above
24 hours a day. Visiting hours in the ICU are generally ten minutes per hour, but may vary according to the desires and needs of each patient and family. Family members should phone the nurses' station from the Family Room adjacent to the units before entering. Visitors may enter the ICU by pressing the wall switches that operate the electric doors.

*please view flu restrictions above
Partners: 24 hours a day
All other visitors: General visiting hours are from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm to
8:00 pm. We have "Quiet Time" hours from 2:00 to 4:00 pm every day when visitors are not permitted. Learn more about Quiet Time

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult and cannot stay overnight.

No one with a cold, fever or sore throat should visit. A person who has been exposed to a communicable disease, such as chicken pox, may not visit.

Medical and Surgical Floors
*please view flu restrictions above
Seven days a week, 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm

*please view flu restrictions above
Parents and grandparents: 24 hours a day
Other visitors: 2:00 to 8:00 pm

Psychiatry (3 East)
*please view flu restrictions above
Monday - Friday, 5:30 to 7:30pm
Weekends and Holidays, 3:00 to 7:30pm

Psychiatry (Usen 3)
*please view flu restrictions above
Monday - Friday: 5:30 to 7:30pm
Weekends and Holidays: 3:30 to 7:30pm

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