Visitor

 Visitor Information

Your relatives and friends are welcome visitors at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital. We realize that a familiar face can be a great aid to your recovery. However, rest is also an important part of your recovery.

For your well-being, please ask your visitors to observe the following guidelines:
- Children under the age of 12 are discouraged, but not prohibited, from visiting patients; however, we reserve the right to adjust the age requirement based on influenza and other pandemics and recommendations from the Department of Health. If you are uncertain, please check with the patient’s physician or nurse, call the hospital and check for signage.
- Each visitor must obtain a visitor's pass from the information desk in the lobby. We ask that visitation be limited to two visitors at one time. Please speak with your physician and your nurse to make special arrangements.

General Visiting Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Please see special considerations, below:
Labor and Delivery (Newburgh campus)
- Laboring patients are limited to two visitors, including the birthing partner.
- After delivery, patients may have up to three visitors, including the birthing partner.
- After 9 p.m., only the designated support person may stay.
 
Mother/Baby Unit (Newburgh campus)
- Birthing partner who wishes to stay overnight is asked to be in the unit by 10 p.m.

Pediatrics (Newburgh campus)
- One parent may stay 24 hours.
- The parent must be in the unit by 10 p.m. if staying overnight.

Elaine Kaplan Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Newburgh campus)
- Parents may stay 24 hours.
- Grandparents may visit if accompanied by a parent (two visitors at a time).
- No open visitation.

Pre- and Post-Operative Patients
- Open visitation 24 hours before and after surgery.