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Visitation Guidelines

Updated: 3/16/2021

  • Masks are required in all Baton Rouge General locations. No face shields are allowed.
  • Visitors must be 18+.
  • Two visitors allowed per day in patient rooms and only one patient allowed overnight. See exceptions below for ER, ICU, CICU and NICU patients.
  • Visiting hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Visiting hours will vary in the Behavioral Health Unit.

Ascension

Emergency Department

  • Only one visitor allowed.

Bluebonnet

Emergency Department

  • Only one visitor allowed.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Patients

  • Only one visitor allowed per day. On their first visit, an ICU staff member will meet the visitor and escort them to the patient room.
  • No overnight visitors allowed.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Patients

  • Only the mother and one visitor allowed per day.

Mid City

Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) Patients

  • Only one visitor allowed per day.
  • Visiting hours: 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.
  • No visitation is allowed at this time for all BHU patients located on 5th Floor South.

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) Patients

  • Only one visitor allowed per day. On their first visit, an ICU staff member will meet the visitor and escort them to the patient room.
  • No overnight visitors allowed.

Emergency Department

  • Only one visitor allowed.

Hospital Entrance Hours

Bluebonnet

ER Entrance: Open daily, 24 hours
Main Entrance: Monday - Friday, 4 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Entrance 1: Monday - Friday, 4 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Entrance 2: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Entrance 3: Open daily, 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Entrance 4: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mid City

ER Entrance: Open daily, 24 hours
Main Entrance: Open daily, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Entrance 2: No public access
Entrance 3: Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Entrance 4: Monday - Friday, 6 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: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Contact Patient Information

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