Northwestern Medicine Visitor Policies

Current Visitor Policies

Northwestern Medicine Visitor Policies

Current as of October 9, 2023

Visiting hours are 8 am to 8 pm at all inpatient facilities, except:

  • At Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Woodstock Hospital Inpatient Rehabilitation Services visiting hours are 10 am to 8 pm.
  • At Northwestern Medicine Behavioral Health Services Woodstock, visiting hours are:
    • Tuesday and Thursday, 7 to 8 pm
    • Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, 1:30 to 2:30 pm

The following visitor policies are in effect:

  • Visitors to all inpatient facilities must check in at the front desk and wear a visitor badge. They must have no symptoms of illness that can be spread.
  • In all facilities except Behavioral Health Services Woodstock, patients may have up to 2 visitors or companions. If waiting areas are crowded, visitors may be limited to 1 or may be asked to wait in an alternative location.
    • In inpatient areas, visitors must be 12 years or older. The patient’s clinical team may make exceptions to this.
    • In outpatient locations, visitors younger than 12 must be supervised by a 2nd companion who is 18 or older.
    • Outside of visiting hours, patients are allowed 1 overnight visitor.

  • At Behavioral Health Services Woodstock, each patient may have only 1 visitor on the unit at a time. Visitors must be 18 or older.

    • All visitors must follow the masking policy as posted.