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Visiting Hours (Effective 12/08/2022)

We hope your time at Lawrence General Hospital is as pleasant and stress-free as possible. Please review our current visitor policy before your visit. Look for our greeters when you enter the main hospital lobby, as they will be able to answer any questions you may have during your time here with us.

Effective Dec. 8, 2022, the hospital is moving from staffed screenings of visitors to visitor self-screening.


  • Visitors are required to conduct self-screening for symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose, headache, myalgia, chills, fatigue, gastrointestinal symptoms, new onset loss of smell or taste.
  • Individuals positive for symptoms or a diagnosis of COVID-19 in the past 10 days are not permitted to enter the facility.
  • Children under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult.
  • Visiting hours end at 7 p.m.
Visitor Guidelines Overview Summary:
  • Two visitors per patient at a time for all adult patients during visiting hours.
  • Labor & Delivery: Birth partner allowed 24 hours/day.
  • Pediatrics: Parents/guardians allowed 24 hours/day.
  • Special Care Nursery: Parents/guardians allowed 24 hours/day.
  • Visitors in the Emergency Center may be restricted at times due to capacity restraints.
  • Patients can be joined by one companion during surgical/diagnostic testing/screening appointments.
  • Visitors may be restricted based on possible risk of infection.

Masks continue to be required at all times as risk of community spread of COVID, Flu and other respiratory viruses still exists and continues to require vigilance to help stop the spread and protect the health and safety of our staff and patients.

Visiting hours and other updates are subject to change based on virus mitigation efforts dependent on community transmission rates as well as local and state health department recommendations.

For the most up-to-date visiting hours and updates, visit: www.LawrenceGeneral.org/VisitingHours