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Visitation Guidelines

Updated: 11/20/2020

  • Masks are required in all Baton Rouge General locations.
  • Visitors must be 18+.
  • Only one visitor allowed per day in patient rooms. See exceptions below for Birth Center and Surgery patients.
  • No visitors are allowed in COVID-19 positive patient rooms or in the Skilled Nursing Unit.
  • Visiting hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Visiting hours will vary in ICU, CICU & 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.
  • Visiting hours:
    • 12 - 1 p.m. (ICU B rooms 2609 - 2615, CVRA ICU rooms 2701 - 2706)
    • 1 - 2 p.m. (ICU B rooms 2616 - 2621, CVRA ICU rooms 2707 - 2712)
  • No overnight visitors allowed.
  • No visitation is allowed at this time for ICU patients who are COVID positive.

Labor & Delivery Patients

  • Two visitors allowed during delivery (significant other + one support).
  • Postpartum: Only one visitor allowed per day.
  • If the mother is suspected or confirmed COVID, no visitors will be allowed, including the significant other.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Patients

  • Only the mother and one visitor allowed per day.

Surgery Patients

  • Two visitors allowed in surgery waiting area. Only one visitor allowed with the patient during pre-op.

Mid City

Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) Patients

  • 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, a CICU staff member will meet the visitor and escort them to the patient room.
  • Visiting hours: 5 - 5:30 p.m.

Emergency Department

  • Only one visitor allowed.

      Skilled Nursing Unit

      • No visitors allowed at this time.

      Hospital Entrance Hours

      Bluebonnet

      ER Entrance
      24-hour Emergency access, 7 days a week

      Main Entrance
      Entrance 1
      Entrance 3

      Open daily from 4:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

      Entrance 2
      Monday – Friday
      7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Entrance 4
      Monday – Friday
      7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

      Mid City

      ER Entrance
      24-hour Emergency access, 7 days a week

      Main Entrance
      Open daily from 5:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Intercom access, 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m.

      Bridge Entrance, Level 1 (Parking garage access to hospital)
      Open daily from 4 a.m. – 5 p.m.

      Bridge Entrance, Level 2 (Parking garage access to Physician Office Building)
      Open daily from 5:30 a.m. - midnight

      Entrance 2
      No public access

      Entrance 3
      Monday - Friday
      5:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Entrance 4
      Monday - Friday
      6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

      Contact Patient Information

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