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1250 E. Almond Avenue, Madera, CA 93637 (559) 675-5555

For Visitors

Visiting Hours

2:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. Daily

Madera Community Hospital welcomes all patient visitors. The hospital understands and supports the need of family and friends to visit, however consideration must be given to the medical needs and privacy rights of all patients. To allow patients adequate rest and necessary medical care, in addition to maintaining Fire Marshal compliance, visiting hours are over at 8:00 p.m. All visitors will be asked to leave at that time.

After 8:00 p.m. all visitors must exit through Emergency Department. The Main Lobby doors are locked at 8:00 p.m. daily. After 8:00 p.m. visitors must exit through the emergency department.

Visiting Guidelines

  • Only two visitors will be allowed at the patient’s bedside at a time.
  • Cell phones are not permitted in the hospital.
  • Visitors may not smoke in a patient's room or anywhere inside the hospital. Click here to see a map showing the designated smoking areas.
  • A "No Visitors" sign may be posted at any time to ensure the patient's comfort.

Click here to see the campus map for location.

ER Visiting Hours:

ER Visiting Hours are dependent on the patient’s condition and the ER environment. Upon registration to the ER, a Visitor's pass will be issued to one family member. Visitors may exchange this pass with other family members. Visitors are limited to 1 per patient, however if the patient is a minor they may have both parents accompany them. Children will not be allowed in the ER unless being seen by the ED provider. A parent or guardian 18 years or older must stay with children who are not a patient. Upon discharge from the ER, the Visitor Pass will be collected.

ICU Visiting Hours:

ICU Visiting Hours are limited to 5 minutes every hour and no more than 2 visitors at one time. Visitors are requested to wait in the main hospital lobby if the ICU waiting room is occupied. All ICU visitors will be asked to wait in the main lobby after 8:00 p.m.

Maternity Visiting Hours:

Maternity Visiting Hours are between the hours of 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Siblings are allowed to visit during the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Fathers or the primary support person(s) may visit at anytime. Only Labor and Delivery coaches are permitted in the birthing room and are required to wear a “coach” ID bracelet which will be provided by the Labor and Delivery staff.

Medical /Surgical Visiting Hours:

Medical /Surgical Visiting Hours are from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Only 2 visitors are allowed in one room at a time per the Fire Marshal regulations. One of the 2 may be a child accompanied by an adult. If a family member or support person needs to be with a patient after 8:00 p.m. or overnight due to the patient’s medical condition, a visitor’s pass wristband will be authorized by the House Supervisor. Family members of surgery patients are asked to wait in the Surgery waiting area. Family members will be notified when the patient returns to their room.

MCH strives to ensure that all visitors enjoy full and equal visitation privileges consistent with patient preferences and hospital policies. MCH does not restrict, limit, or otherwise deny visitation privileges on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.
If at any time you have questions or concerns please contact us at 675-5503. After hours call 675-5555 and ask to speak with the House Supervisor.

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