Generally, hospital visiting hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily, but fluctuate based on the patient's condition and location.
Visits are allowed outside regular visiting hours on the day of surgery. A special surgery waiting room is available on level two in Clarkson Tower at the Nebraska Medical Center and on level two of Nebraska Medicine - Bellevue.
Nebraska Medicine - Bellevue
Guests are asked to use common courtesy and observe the posted quiet hours of 1-3 p.m. on all units.
- Parents may visit any time, including overnight stays.
- Grandparents, siblings and others may visit during regular visiting hours.
- Younger siblings may visit by special arrangement.
- Visitors under age 14 will be screened for illness.
- Spouses may visit at any time.
- Siblings may visit by special arrangement with the nurse.
- Others may visit from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily.
- Visitors may be limited during the patient’s hospital stay and will be required to sign in upon entrance to the units.
Please note: access to the following areas are restricted as part of Nebraska Medicine's newborn Infant Security System:
- The Baby Place, 4 West (level four, University Tower)
- Newborn Intensive Care Unit (level four, Hixson-Lied Center)
- Maternity Services (level two, Nebraska Medicine - Bellevue)
Intensive Care and Special Care Units
- Critical Care waiting areas are provided outside each intensive care unit.
- Clergy may visit any time at the discretion of the patient’s nurse.
- Visiting hours are unit specific. Visitors should discuss visiting guidelines and appropriate visiting hours with the nursing staff.
- After 8:30 p.m., visitors at the Nebraska Medical Center may enter through the main entrances of Clarkson Tower or the Durham Outpatient Center.
- Upon security clearance, visitors will be issued a name tag at the security checkpoint.
Families are asked to designate one family member to communicate with the nurse by phone to allow the nurse more time with the patient.