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Visitation Guidelines

Updated: 8/3/2021

  • Masks are required in all Baton Rouge General locations. No face shields are allowed.
  • One visitor allowed per patient. See exceptions below.
  • Visitors must be 18+.
  • Visiting hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. See exceptions below for the Behavioral Health, ICU, NICU and Skilled Nursing Unit.

Bluebonnet

Birth Center

  • Two visitors allowed in Labor & Delivery. Only one visitor allowed to spend the night.

Emergency Room

  • No visitors allowed

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • Visiting Hours: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

  • Visiting Hours: 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Mid City

Behavioral Health Unit (BHU)

  • Visitors must be 18+.
  • Visiting hours: 1 - 2 p.m. and 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • No purses or bags and no electronic devices including cell phones. All visitation will be in a monitored space. All items brought in for patients must be given to a staff member for approval.

Skilled Nursing Unit

  • Visitation by appointment only.

Hospital Entrance Hours

Bluebonnet

ER Entrance: Open daily, 24 hours
Main Entrance: Closed – Enter through Entrance 3
Entrance 1: Monday - Friday 5 a.m. - 6 p.m. Entrance open to surgery, lab, and x-ray patients only
Entrance 2: Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Entrance 3: Open daily, 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Entrance 4: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Mid City

ER Entrance: Open daily, 24 hours
Main Entrance: Open daily, 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Entrance 2: Employee Badge access only
Entrance 3: Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Entrance 4: Monday - Friday, 5 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Parking Garage Level 1 Bridge Entrance: Open daily, 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Parking Garage Level 2 Bridge Entrance: Employee badge access only

Contact Patient Information

Patient Information - Ascension (225) 402-2600
Patient Information - Bluebonnet (225) 763-4070
Patient Information - Mid City (225) 387-7748