Visitor Information

Visiting Hours & Guidelines

General visiting hours are from 8 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please check with the nurse in your particular unit for special hours.

Patients in the intensive care unit may also receive visitors from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

A patient may have two visitors at any given time during regular visiting hours when admitted to a hospital inpatient unit.  Additionally, a patient that has opted to designate a visitor who is a family member, friend, guardian, or other individual as an essential caregiver is allowed in-person visitation by the essential caregiver for at least 2 hours daily in addition to any other visitation authorized by the provider. 

 Staff may not require visitors to submit proof of any vaccination or immunization. Staff must allow consensual physical contact between a resident, client, or patient and the visitor.

The Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) is responsible for ensuring education of Health Care Workers and others (patients, family members, visitors, public and that staff adhere to the Policies and Procedures.

The ICP will provide guidance for screening personal protective equipment and other infection control protocols for visitors on as needed basis.

When doctors are making their rounds, please use the waiting rooms available on all the nursing units. Please refrain from bringing food into the hospital, as most patients have special dietary restrictions. Children under 12 years of age may be allowed to visit under special circumstances and must be accompanied by an adult after checking with the nurses' station.

Waiting Rooms

For the convenience of visitors, lounges and waiting rooms are located near most nursing units and near the surgical suites. Visitors may wait in these rooms between visiting hours. If your condition allows, you may walk to the lounge to visit.

  • Surgical Waiting Room - Visitors waiting for family and friends in surgery may wait in the main lobby, which is located outside the Surgical Services area. 

  • Emergency Waiting - Visitors waiting for patients in the Emergency Room may use the waiting room across the hall from the Emergency Room.


The main entrance of the hospital is located off Bay Street, not visible from Route 1. It can be accessed by turning onto Bay Street running along side the hospital.

Emergency Services entrance faces Route 1.

Rehabilitation Services entrance is located next to the emergency department facing route 1 (the former main entrance).

Diagnostic Center entrance is located adjacent to the Emergency Department.  

Parking areas are located near each of these entrances.

Local Accommodations

Best Western Sebastian Hotel & Suites
1655 US Hwy 1
Sebastian FL, 32958
Local Phone: (772) 388-9300
Phone: (877) 901-BEST

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
5115 Indian River Blvd, Vero Beach, FL 32967
Local phone: (772) 978-9292

Staybridge Suites
5155 20th St., Vero Beach, FL 32966
Local Phone: (772) 562-6000
Phone: (772) 562-6000
Email: [email protected]

The Inn @ Capt Hiram's
1580 US Hwy 1
Sebastian, FL 32958
Local Phone: (772) 388-8588
Phone: (888) HIRAMS1
Email: [email protected]