Before visiting, please review our current visitor policies and COVID-19 information.

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Methodist Women's Hospital Visiting Hours and Policy

Visiting Hours
Visitor hours at Methodist Women’s Hospital are 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Hospital and Facility Visitor Policies

Effective Monday, August 8:

All adult and child visitors/support persons to any Methodist Health System facility will continue to be screened and must be capable of wearing well-fitted, hospital-grade, multilayer procedural masks. Fabric masks, gaiters, vented masks, face shields and bandanas are not allowed. Appropriate masks will be provided at entrances. Fabric masks over surgical masks and nonvented N95/KN95 masks may be allowed.

  • There are no restrictions on the number of visitors who may visit non-COVID patients during regular visiting hours. Visitors may access all public areas and do not need to leave the hospital immediately after visiting patients.
  • Lab-confirmed COVID-positive patients will be permitted to have up to two fully vaccinated visitors per day during regular visiting hours. Visitors should not access public areas during or after their visit and should leave the hospital after visiting the patient.
  • The Emergency Department (ED) allows up to two visitors/support persons to stay with an ED patient.

Specialty units may have additional visitor-specific guidelines.

Patients receiving end-of-life care as determined by the care team are an exception to the policies above.

Additional exceptions may be discussed with the facility's administrative personnel or infection prevention experts.

Methodist Women’s Hospital NICU Visitor Guidelines

Revised June 2022

Outside of Flu Season*

  • A maximum of four individuals may visit at a time, including parents.
  • All visitors, including parents, must be well and wear a well-fitted, multilayer procedural mask appropriately at all times.
  • Visitors under age 14 must:
    • Be sibling of a patient
    • Be toilet-trained (no diapers/pull-ups)
    • Provide written documentation of up-to-date immunizations

During Flu Season*

  • A maximum of four individuals may visit at a time, including parents.
  • All visitors, including parents, must be well and wear a well-fitted, multilayer procedural mask appropriately at all times.
  • All visitors must be 14 or older.
  • Visitors (with the exception of parents) must provide written documentation of a current flu vaccination and be seven days removed from the date of vaccination.

*Flu season is typically from late winter through early spring, as designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Methodist Physicians Clinics, Hospital-Owned Clinics, Outpatient Diagnostics

There are no restrictions on the number of support persons allowed to accompany a patient.

Surgical Care Settings

Two support persons are permitted in the waiting areas during regular visiting hours at hospital locations.

Cafeteria and Gift Shop
Visitors are encouraged to stay in the patients’ rooms and waiting areas, but may access the cafeteria and gift shop spaces.
Patient and Visitor Services
Learn about additional patient and visitor services, such as interpreters, spiritual care and service animals,