SAN JOAQUIN GENERAL HOSPITAL
We Welcome Family and Friends to Visit Patients
Visiting Hours: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
unless otherwise indicated by specific department.
Visitors needing to enter the SJGH after visiting hours
(8:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m.) must be pre-approved by the
Nursing Staff on the specific unit. Pre-approval
situations include patient’s imminent demise, language
barrier communication assistance, personal
comfort caretaker, specific patient request for their
representative to be present, and labor and delivery
patient’s immediate family or choice of representative.
As an after hour visitor, security will issue a badge
and call the unit to inform Nursing Staff of your arrival.
Your badge must be worn during the entire length of your
Visitor’s Cell Phone Use Policy:
Cellular phones may be used by patients/visitors while
in the hospital. However, the use of cellular phones
must comply with the maintenance of patient
confidentiality and a quiet and restful environment.
Patients/visitors use of cellular phones will be
discontinued if noise, photo taking or other disruptive
use impacts patient care or a quiet healing environment,
When You Visit The Hospital:
If you are coming to see a patient who is not listed as
confidential, you will be directed to the appropriate
Please note that Hospital patients may have only two (2)
visitors upstairs; all others will be advised to wait in
the Lobby or Cafeteria
Visitors will be encouraged to take turns, two at a time,
visiting a patient.
for understanding our
Our mutual goal is to ensure
the best possible outcome for
the people who are under our care.