Visiting Guidelines

We have visitation policies and procedures in place to help patients and families get the most out of their child’s hospital stay. Please take a moment to review these general guidelines.

Daily visiting hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

When visiting, please provide a form of identification and the patient’s name. Visitors will receive a pass to display at all times.

Primary Supports

Primary support persons (with a green ID band) are designated by the patient, family and nurse and can stay with the patient at any time.

All units and staff at RWJ reserve the right to restrict these policies if they are causing any disruption to patient care. Visitation may be subject to change in cases of flu outbreak or any other reason according to hospital policy.

Visiting the NICU

  • Only two visitors can be at the bedside at a time.

  • Parent or person with ID band must be one of the visitors.
  • Siblings of the newborn ages 3 and up will meet with a child life specialist before the first visit.
  • All visitors must be free of illness, such as cold or flu symptoms, and immunizations should be up-to-date.
  • There are no sibling visits during cold and flu season.

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