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The safety of our patients and caregivers has been, and always will be, our priority. Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, Mercy Hospital St. Louis is revising its visitation policies, as well as campus guidelines in certain areas.
View the latest visitor guidelines.
Mercy’s goal is to provide you with the best care. For your health and safety, we have visitor hours and guidelines in place to help you, your family and your care team during your hospital stay. Please take a few minutes to review this information with your loved ones.
Our open visiting policy allows visitors 24/7 access, but please be aware of our patients who need rest.
The father or significant other may visit anytime. During labor, two visitors are permitted with the mother-to-be. Other family members or friends are asked to stay in the family waiting area. All children, including siblings, must be accompanied by an adult.
Visitors are limited to two at one time. ICU nurses or physicians may limit visits at their discretion.
Visitor passes aren’t needed during the day. Nighttime visitors need to wear visitor passes from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Security will issue passes at the main entrance and the entrance to the Emergency Department. These are the only two unlocked entrances to the hospital during these hours. Visitor passes should always be visible and show the visitor’s name, location they’re visiting and date.
Visitors bring emotional support and enhanced recovery to our patients. To provide a restful and safe environment, we ask that all visitors comply with the following guidelines:
We encourage you to send electronic well wishes to family and friends when you can’t visit the hospital in person.
To send a message to a Mercy hospital patient, use our online form.