Platte Valley Medical Center is committed to providing a positive healing environment for our patients. Families and friends are encouraged to visit as the patient desires and condition allows.
Visitors are allowed 24 hours a day with the following exceptions:
Critical Care (Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Step Down Unit (SDU)
Visiting is limited to protect patient confidentiality during shift exchange times which are 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The ICU has a large waiting area for families equipped with a kitchenette, toilet facilities, and pullout chairs for sleeping.
Medical/ Surgical/Pediatric Unit & Women’s and Newborn Center
After 8 p.m., patients may only have one adult visitor sleep within the patient room.
General Visitor Guidelines
- Visitors with colds, flu, sore throats, gastrointestinal upsets or other possible communicable diseases are asked to refrain from visiting the hospital.
- We encourage no more than two or three visitors in a patient room at one time.
- Visitors of patients with isolation precautions will be instructed by the nurse on appropriate use of personal protective equipment and hand hygiene prior to entering and leaving the room.
- Visiting children must be accompanied by an adult visitor who is responsible for them at all times.