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Visitation Guidelines

Updated: 11/23/2021

  • Visitors who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear masks in all Baton Rouge General locations. All Skilled Nursing Unit visitors must wear masks at all times.
  • Two visitors allowed per patient and only one visitor allowed to stay overnight. See exceptions below for Birth Center.
  • Children 12+ are allowed in most areas of the hospital. See exceptions below for Behavioral Health and NICU.
  • Visiting hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. See exceptions below for Behavioral Health, ICU, NICU and Skilled Nursing Unit.

Bluebonnet

Birth Center

  • Unlimited number of visitors. After delivery, only two visitors allowed per patient to spend the night.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)*

  • Visiting hours: 10 a.m. - Noon, 2 - 5 and 8:30 - 10 p.m.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

  • Siblings 12+ may visit but all other visitors must be 17+.
  • 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.

*Visitors allowed outside of regular hours in special circumstances.


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 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