Ephrata Community Hospital

Visiting Hours

Medical/Surgical: Open visitation

Acute Rehab Unit: Visiting hours are from 12:00-1:00 PM and 4:00-8:00 PM weekdays and 10:00 AM-8:00 PM Saturdays and Sundays.

Intermediate Care Unit:  Open to all visitors and support persons. Limit two visitors at a time.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU): Open to all visitors and support persons. Limit two visitors at a time.

Family Maternity Unit: Fathers, support persons, siblings, and grandparents have open visitation. Other family members and friends may visit at the discretion of the parent(s).

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): Because your baby needs specialized care, strict visitation guidelines must be followed:

  • The unit is locked at all times.
  • Parent(s) and grandparents may visit at any time, with some exceptions.
  • Immunized siblings over age 4 are welcome to visit from noon-8:00 PM (visits limited to 15 minutes).
  • Visitors over age 14 may visit between 12:00- 8:00 PM with a parent in attendance.

For a comprehensive list of NICU visitation guidelines, please call 717-738-MOMS.

Pediatrics: Parent(s), support persons, and legal guardians may visit at anytime. Other family members and friends may visit at the discretion of the parent(s). During flu season and other illness outbreaks, Pediatric Unit visitation restrictions will be posted.

Behavioral Health Services:  Visiting hours are Monday-Friday, 6:30-8:00 PM and Saturday-Sunday, 1:00-3:00 PM & 6:30-8:00 PM.  Restrictions based on therapy needed for patient care.