University of Cincinnati Medical Center

234 Goodman Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219 | 513-584-1000

Visiting Hours

Due to COVID-19, our visitor policies have changed. Please click here for the most current information about visiting our hospitals and facilities.

Friends and family are encouraged to use video chat on their personal devices to connect with patients within UC Health hospitals and facilities.

 

Non-Intensive Care

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Medical and Surgical Units

 

Various Floors
8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Obstetrical Unit
Main Hospital, 3rd Floor
8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Psychiatry

University of Cincinnati Medical Center Psychiatric Services at Ridgeway
3200 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229

Visiting Hours for General Adult Psychiatric Unit, 5 Ridgeway
Weekdays: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Weekends and Holidays: 2:00pm – 8:00pm

Visiting Hours for General/Older Adult Psychiatric Unit, 6 Ridgeway
Weekdays: 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Weekends and Holidays: 2:00pm – 8:00pm

Special Care Areas

Burns Special Care Unit (BSCU)
Main Hospital, 5th Floor
11:30 am- 6:30 pm and 8:15 pm-9:00 pm

CardioVascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
Critical Care Pavilion, 6th Floor
11:30 am- 6:30 pm and 8:15 pm-9:00 pm

Cardiac Step Down (CSD)
Critical Care Pavilion, 6th Floor
8:00 am – 9:00 pm

CardioVascular Intensive Care Unit Annex (CVICU Annex)
Critical Care Pavilion, 2nd Floor
11:30 am- 6:30 pm and 8:15 pm-9:00 pm

Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)
Critical Care Pavilion, 7th Floor
11:30 am- 6:30 pm and 8:15 pm-9:00 pm

Medical Stepdown Unit
Critical Care Pavilion, 7th Floor
8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (NSICU)
Main Hospital, 4th Floor
8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Oncology Unit
Critical Care Pavilion, 8th Floor
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
Critical Care Pavilion, 2nd Floor
8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Critical Care Pavilion, 3rd Floor
24-hr. visitation for parents

NICU Visitation and Sibling Visitation

  • The unit closes for a full shift change from 7:00am to 7:30am and 7:00pm to 7:45pm.  We do not allow visitors in the unit at these times.
  • Two visitors at the bedside, unless there is a sibling, then it is mom dad and child.
  • If they have twins, it will be two at the bedside per baby (four people total).
  • Siblings have to be 2 years and older.
  • Any siblings that are 2 years old to 13 years old must be updated on their shots and we have to have a copy of the record before they can visit.
  • Siblings 14 years of age and older do not have to show shot records.
  • Anyone 14 and older can visit the unit with mom or with dad (2 at bedside)

Approved Visitors

  • Approved visitors must be 16 years of age and older and may visit by themselves
  • When approved visitors come by themselves they must show photo id
  • We will make a copy of the id and put it in the approved visitor book
  • Approved visitors are not allowed to bring any visitors with them unless it is another approved visitor
  • Please make sure that they are on the list when coming by themselves
  • Approved visitors must follow hospital visitation which is 8am-9pm
  • If they come with mom or dad, they can stay as long as the mom or dad does. The hospital visitation only applies if they are by themselves!