The following departments at Cedars-Sinai have additional requirements for friends and family wanting to visit a loved one.
If you have a cold or respiratory infection, we ask that you postpone your visit. Thank you for working with us to protect your loved one and the rest of our patients.
We continue to update our visitor policy based on the global pandemic. The safety of our patients, staff and visitors remain our top priority. Before coming to Cedars-Sinai, please read our current visitor policy here, which includes visiting hours. Additional visitation guidelines to consider are below:
- Siblings or visitors over the age of 12 are welcome.
- An adult (other than the mother) must be responsible for visitors under the age of 18 during their visit.
- If you’re ill, please postpone your visit. All visitors must be free from infections, rashes, earaches, runny noses, diarrhea or recent exposure to infectious diseases.
- All visitors must wash their hands before contact with the baby.
- Parents who want to stay overnight in their child’s room will be provided with a place to sleep, at the discretion of the charge nurse.
- If you are ill, please postpone your visit. Visitors must be free of contagious illnesses to visit, and will be screened by the pediatric staff.
- Children love presents, but please don’t bring latex balloons, live plants or flowers. Mylar balloons are permitted. The parents or nursing supervisor must approve gifts of food.
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
- All visitors must be age 18 or older.
- To enter the unit, please call from the intercom outside ICU or the appropriate telephone in the lobby.
- For the patient’s privacy, a caregiver may ask you to leave the patient’s room during some treatments.
Neonatal Intensive Care Visiting
- All visitors must scrub their hands upon entry to the unit.
Pediatric Intensive Care Visiting
- If you are ill, please postpone your visit.
- Children love presents, but please don’t bring latex balloons, live plants or flowers. Mylar balloons are permitted.