Blue Mountain Health System Joins St. Luke’s University Health Network

Visiting Hours

The hospitals of the Blue Mountain Health System have established the following guidelines for patient visitors to ensure the comfort and well-being of our patients.

Procedure:

  • While there is no age limit on visitors to patients, limitations may be imposed in specific circumstances at the discretion of the medical or nursing staff. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No more than two (2) visitors may visit a patient at a time.
  • Appropriate dress is required. Visitors must wear shirts and footwear.
  • Visitors should not come to the hospitals of the Blue Mountain Health System when suffering from cold/flu symptoms or throat infections.
  • Family members may remain with patients during non-visiting hours in situations where the attending physician and the director have agreed it is in the best interest of the patient.
  • The Vice President must approve the use of a bed for a visitor who wishes to stay overnight.

Please note: To provide the best possible patient care, Blue Mountain Health System reserves the right to suspend, extend, or limit visiting.

Palmerton Hospital Visiting Hours:

MEDICAL/SURGICAL UNIT
11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

ISOLATION
11a.m. to 8 p.m.
Visitors must check with nursing station before entering the patient’s room.

INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
Visiting for 10 minutes per hour, beginning at 11a.m.
Immediate family only is permitted depending on the patient’s condition.

OLDER ADULT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER
Monday – Friday: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Weekends & major holidays: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital Visiting Hours:

MEDICAL/SURGICAL AND MONITORED CARE UNITS
11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

SHORT PROCEDURE UNIT
Visitors may be present at any time with patients in the SPU.

INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
Visiting for 20 minutes at:
12:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
8:30 p.m.

(Visiting time may be extended at the discretion of the Nursing Staff.)

ADULT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER
Monday – Friday: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Weekends & major holidays: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Hospital Locations

    The hospitals of the Blue Mountain Health System provide a wide array of services at both the Gnaden Huetten and the Palmerton campuses.

    Palmerton Campus

    135 Lafayette Avenue Palmerton , PA 18071
    610-826-3141

    Gnaden Huetten Campus

    2ll North 12 th Street Lehighton , PA 18235
    610-377-1300