OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Peoria, Illinois

Visiting Hours and Guidelines

Visitors can be good medicine for patients and family members and friends are welcome to visit.  General visiting hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.  The Intensive Care Units have special hours and guidelines.  While visiting we ask that visitors follow the following guidelines:

  • Each visitor must be at least 12 years of age.  Permission must be received from the nurse in charge for visitors younger than 12.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • Visitors should use public restrooms, not patient bathrooms
  • No smoking on medical center campus.
  • Visitors must dress appropriately, including shirt and shoes
  • No more that 2 visitors allowed at the bedside at a time
  • People with colds, sore throats or any contagious diseases should not visit patients
  • Visits should be kept short
  • Visitors should maintain a quiet environment and avoid any unnecessary noise
  • Visitors may be asked to leave the room during tests or examinations