Please don't visit the hospital if you're sick! Infants are especially susceptible to infections, so please be responsible and ensur​e that no visitors are infected with any contagious diseases, including the following:

  • Fever
  • Cold sores
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Strep throat
  • Cold
  • Shingles/chicken pox
  • Open or draining cuts or wounds
  • Pink eye 
  • Diarrhea
  • Flu
  • Rash
  • Cough
  • Lice
  • Ringworm
  • Any other contagious disease not listed above

The safety and security of our patients and visitors are of the utmost importance at Intermountain Medical Center. Please help us to ensure a safe and healing environment for patients by keeping noise to a minimum. Disruptive visitors may be asked to leave.

Labor & Delivery Visitor Guidelines

  • The mother's significant other and up to four other adult visitors can be in the room during labor unless this poses a risk to patient safety.
  • Siblings of the new baby can come to labor and delivery for short visits, but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. No other children under age 14 will permitted unless prior approval with the care team has been obtained.
  • Visitors must check-in with hospital personnel prior to entering the unit. 
  • Some exceptions may be made in end-of-life cases, adoptions, surrogacy, or other unique circumstances. Talk to your care team to learn more.​
  • Visitors may be asked to leave if they're disruptive to other patients or staff.​

Mom & Baby Visitor Guidelines

  • Visitors are welcome to visit inside the patient room.
  • General visiting hours are between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily​.
  • The mother's significant other is welcome at all times. A fold-away sofa bed is available if they wish to spend the night.
  • Visitors must check-in with hospital personnel prior to entering the unit.
  • Visitors may be asked to leave if they're disruptive​ to other patients or staff.

Nursery Guidelines

  • Parents must check-in with hospital personnel prior to entering the nursery.
  • Only those with a hospital armband that matches the infant's armband are permitted in the nursery.
  • No children are permitted in the nursery. Siblings may visit the baby in the mother's room if the infant's condition permits.
  • Parents may be asked to leave the nursery if any emergent situations arise.

Newborn Intensive Care Unit Guidelines

  • ​The visiting policy is very specialized and will be explained in detail to families when their baby is admitted.
  • ​All visitors must wash their hands before and after touching or holding an infant or child. For safety reasons, visitors must be seated when holding a newborn or child. 

This visiting policy may change with seasonal illnesses or as needed for other contagious diseases within the community.​