Northwestern Medicine Visitor Policies

Current Visitor Policies

Northwestern Medicine Visitor Policies

Current as of July 28, 2023

Visiting hours are from 8 am to 8 pm at all inpatient facilities, except Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital.

At Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, visiting hours are 10 am to 8 pm.

The following visitor policies are in effect at all Northwestern Medicine facilities.

  • Visitors to 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.
  • 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.
  • Visitors should follow the masking policy as posted.