Visiting Policies


River Oaks Hospital is a Tobacco-Free Facility

As a healthcare organization, we are committed to providing a safe, healthy environment for our employees, patients, physicians, volunteers and visitors.

At River Oaks Hospital, we believe we have a responsibility to take a leadership role in the statewide effort among hospitals to create a tobacco free environment.

Tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco are not allowed on the facility grounds. Although we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience, we trust that you will recognize the importance of our patients’ safety and wellness.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Visiting Policies

River Oaks Hospital firmly believes that family involvement is an integral part of a patient's hospital experience.  Overnight visitors shall be responsible for providing their own personal necessities.  Overnight guests are requested to stay within the parameter of the patient care area and maintain a quiet environment as a courtesy to all patients.  Overnight visitation is granted at the discretion of the nursing staff and is based upon the condition of the patient.

Children under the age of 12 are prohibited from ICU and isolation rooms unless authorized by the patient’s attending physician.  Overnight visitations are not allowed in ICU.  Visitors must observe isolation, no smoking, and other hospital safety precautions.  Visitors who fail to do so, or who create a disturbance, will be asked to leave the premises.  

Visiting hours officially end at 9:00 p.m.