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Visiting Hours and Policies

Please refer to the policies below for specific visiting hours and number of visitors for each area. Waiting room space is limited, so we recommend that you designate one or two visitors to stay at the hospital and provide periodic updates to other friends and family via phone or e-mail.

Visiting Hours and Policies by Affiliate

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MidMichigan Medical Center – Clare

Please get consent from the nurse manager or designee before bringing visitors under 5 years old.

Emergency Room

One person may accompany the patient to the exam room, as allowed by the physician.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Ten minutes on the even hours.
Only two visitors at a time, immediate family or significant others.

Medical – Surgical Unit

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Outpatient/Same Day Surgery

Two people may accompany the patient.

Pediatrics

Noon - 8 p.m.
Parent visitation times are flexible, and arrangements can be made for a parent to stay the night.

Progressive Care Unit

Noon - 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Only two visitors at a time.

MidMichigan Medical Center – Gladwin

Emergency Room

Two visitors based upon the patient's condition and as allowed by the physician.

Medical – Surgical

Noon - 8 p.m.
Visiting hours are flexible.
Only two visitors at a time.

Pediatrics

Noon - 8 p.m.
Visiting hours are flexible.
Parents are welcome to spend time with their children. Sleeping arrangements can be provided. Please check with the nurse in charge.

MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot

Emergency Department

Two visitors based on patient's condition and as allowed by the physician. One person may accompany the patient to the exam room, as allowed by the physician, based on the patient's medical needs.

Pediatric Care

Only two visitors at a time may visit the patient. Hours are flexible, based on the patient's medical needs. Please check with the nurse to determine appropriate visiting times.

Medical - Surgical Care

Only two visitors at a time may visit the patient. Hours are flexible, based on the patient's medical needs. Please check with the nurse to determine appropriate visiting times.

RehabCentre

The RehabCentre has open visiting hours for caregivers and immediate family; however, they are encouraged to come in the evenings and on weekends. Visitors may also check with the nurse for additional times that may be available.

Maternity

The mother’s support person is encouraged to remain with her as much as she wishes during labor, delivery and after the birth. The baby's grandparents and siblings may also visit at any time. We suggest limiting the number of other visitors and limiting the number of people in the room at one time to allow mothers the extra rest and recuperation they need.

Critical Care Unit

Only two immediate family members or designated visitors at a time. Hours are flexible, based on the patient's medical needs. Please check with the nurse to determine appropriate visiting times.

Psychiatric Care Unit

Monday - Friday Noon - 1:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Weekends and holidays Noon - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland

Please be aware, the Hospital Entrance is locked from 8 p.m. - 4:15 a.m. For those needing to see a loved one on a patient floor after hours, please enter the Hospital Entrance vestibule and the Security Department will assist you.

Emergency Room

One person may accompany the patient to the exam room, as allowed by the physician. Waiting room space is limited.

Medical and Surgical Floors (E and F levels)
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Coronary Care Unit (CCU)
Progressive Care (D-300)

Only two immediate family members or designated visitors at a time. Hours are flexible, based on patient's medical needs. Please check with the nurse to determine appropriate visiting times.

Outpatient Procedures and Testing

Only two visitors may accompany the patient to help with driving and other needs.

Pediatrics

Immediate family only. Exceptions are made based on patient's needs. Hours are flexible, based on patient's medical needs. Please check with the nurse to determine appropriate visiting times.

Mental Health

3 p.m. - 7 p.m., seven days a week.
Children may visit with staff approval, if accompanied by an adult other than the patient.

Maternity

The mother’s support person is encouraged to remain with her as much as she wishes during labor, delivery and after the birth. The baby's grandparents and siblings may also visit at any time. We suggest limiting the number of other visitors and limiting the number of people in the room at one time to allow mothers the extra rest and recuperation they need.

How Do I Call a Patient?

For patient privacy, we do not give out direct phone numbers to patient rooms. Please call the switchboard numbers below and ask for the patient by full name. Please keep in mind that patients may elect not to receive phone calls. See more ways to stay in touch.

Medical Centers

Clare (989) 802-5000

Gladwin (989) 426-9286

Gratiot (Alma) (989) 463-1101

Midland (989) 839-3000


Nursing Homes

Gladwin Pines (989) 426-3430

Stratford Village (989) 633-5350