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Visiting Hours:  The Hospital’s main entrance is open between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. After 4 p.m., please use the Emergency Department entrance.

If you have recently experienced an acute respiratory illness, please refrain from visiting residents in our Medical-Surgical or the Birth Center. An acute respiratory illness is defined as a recent onset of at least two of these symptoms:

  • Nasal congestion
  • Sore throat
  • Cough with or without a fever

Quiet Hours:  Quiet hours have been established on our Medical-Surgical Floor each day from 8:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. to give patients a chance to rest and mend. We appreciate visitors honoring this effort by keeping noise and traffic in the corridors to a minimum.

Cafeteria Hours: Northern Lights Café is in the lower level. Serving hours are: Monday through Friday

  • Breakfast 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Lunch 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Dinner from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday — Breakfast 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and Lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Balloons: Mylar balloons are the only balloons permitted in the hospital.

Cell Phones: Cell phones and digital phones may interfere with critical equipment in the Hospital. Please do not use these phones within three feet of any patient who is connected to medical equipment or monitoring devices.

Internet Access: Internet access is available in the Northern Light Café. There is a desktop personal computer available there for the convenience of patients and visitors. Guest wireless is also available throughout the hospital.  When a user connects to guest wireless, he/she will see the following wireless name “NFHVISITOR.”  There is no user name/password required. 

Tobacco-Free Campus:  Northfield Hospital & Clinics is completely tobacco-free. All buildings, grounds and parking lots (including vehicles) are tobacco-free at all times. This provides a healthier environment for patients, visitors, employees and volunteers. If you’re going to be hospitalized, talk to your primary provider about quitting tobacco and other alternatives.