Nyack Hospital realizes how important it is for our patients to receive visitors during their hospitalization.  In order to encourage a healing environment, please follow these general guidelines for visitation:

Please note that visitor restrictions are currently in effect due to the widespread outbreak of influenza. We are working to ensure the safety of our patients and visitors and appreciate your assistance during this time.

Nyack Hospital is restricting visitors to:

Only two visitors per patient at a time.
Healthy Healthy individuals 13 years of age and older.

• Children under the age of 13 will only be permitted to visit patients due to extenuating
circumstances, such as end of life. These requests will be handled on a case by case basis.

• Children under the age of 13 must be supervised at all times and cannot be left in
the lobby or other public areas unattended.

No one with any of the following symptoms will be permitted to visit:

• fever
• cough
• sore throat
• body aches
• nasal congestion or runny nose
• nausea, vomiting or diarrhea

Visitors are encouraged to wear a mask which are available at all entrances.
Alcohol based hand sanitizers are also readily available and are located throughout the Hospital.

Contact your private physician with any medical questions regarding your illness
or the NYS Department of Health at health.ny.gov.

Thank you for your help in combating the spread of influenza.

Open Visiting Hours:

Medical/Surgical Units
Intermediate Care Units

Pediatrics

  • One parent or grandparent may stay overnight

Mother-Baby Unit

  • Father or significant other anytime
  • All other family and visitors after delivery

Other Visiting Hours:

Intensive Care Nursery
Parents and Grandparents only
24 hour visitation, except: 
7:00 – 7:30 a.m.
7:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Medical Intensive Care
Surgical Intensive Care

24 hour visitation, except,
6:00 - 8:00 a.m.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Limit of 2 visitors at a time.  

Recovery Center:
All visitors:  Saturdays, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Other visiting times are made at the discretion of the program and/or clinical director.  

Behavioral Health Center

Visiting Hours Daily:
1:00 - 2:00 pm
7:00 - 8:00 pm

Visiting may be limited to 1/2 hour depending on volume of Visitors

Family Group Sundays 2:00 pm

Additional Information:

  • Other visiting restrictions may be requested by the attending physician, the patient, or the patient’s family. The head/charge nurse may request visitors to leave, in the event that the presence of the visitor is disruptive to the therapeutic environment of the patient being visited or to other patients on the unit. Security should be contacted for assistance for assistance as needed.

  • If visitation is restricted as part of the patient’s treatment regimen, clinical justification of such restriction will be explained to the patient/family, and to the extent possible, determined with their participation.

  • All patient visitors will be required to obtain a visitor’s pass from the Information Desk Receptionist in the Main Lobby. Non-patient visitors must present to the Security Department for assistance.

  • All visitors must practice hand hygiene by using hand sanitizer or washing their hands with soap and water before entering the patient's room. Hand sanitizer dispensers are located outside of all patient rooms and throughout the Hospital.