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Visitor Policy

Visiting New Orleans East Hospital

We are committed to the maintenance of a patient’s emotional wellbeing during hospitalization. Our hospital strives to facilitate patient interaction with family and friends as much as possible. When considering optimal patient care, infection control, safety, and security. Children 12 and under should not be left unattended anywhere in the hospital.

Visitation hours

  • Medical-Surgical Unit (Acute Care): open visitation
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU): open visitation, except between the hours of 6am-8am and 6pm-8pm for shift change.

Visitor guidelines

  • Two visitors are permitted per room, or more visitors may be present if the patient’s condition warrants.
  • Only one visitor is allowed to stay overnight.
  • Visitors may be limited upon patient/ family request as warranted by the patient's condition.
  • Visitors may be asked to leave during emergencies, procedures, and routine care to ensure privacy.
  • Behavior that inhibits or interrupts care of the patient may result in visitation restrictions.

To contact a patient, please call the Hospital Operator at 504.592.6600. Patient room numbers are available by calling the Hospital Operator at 504.592.6600.