Family & Visitors

Family & Visitors

Welcome to Hutchinson Regional Medical Center

At Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, we want your visit to be as pleasant as possible. The information included here will help familiarize you with our facilities and services so that you will know what to expect during your visit.

General Patient Visitation

  • Monday through Friday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Visitors under the age of 12 are prohibited 
  • 1 person of support to patient is allowed to stay overnight

Visitation by Specialty Units

  • The Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
    • Visitors under the age of 12 are prohibited due to the critical nature of care provided by the ICU.
  • Emergency Department
    • Visitation is limited to two visitors per patient, no additional visitors are allowed in the ED waiting room.
    • Exceptions will be made for patients who are minors, and patients who have multiple minor children present. 
  • Labor and Delivery 
    • Visitors/support persons are allowed in the patient’s room at the patient’s request, and at nursing leadership’s discretion.
    • Visitors/support persons will be limited to two during delivery.
    • Visitors will be limited to four at a time after delivery (not including the support person or siblings).
    • One support person may stay overnight with the patient.
    • Children under the age of 12 (who are siblings to the newborn) will be allowed to visit and must be supervised by another parent/guardian/support person.
  • Behavioral Health Unit
    • Monday through Friday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    • Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

View Full Patient Visitation Policy

For Your Convenience

Cafeteria and Coffee Bar

  • Hours: 6:15 am – 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Location: First floor (basement)
  • Hutchinson Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing healthy and delicious meals. All visitors are welcome to dine in the cafeteria. Hot meals are served in the cafeteria from 6:15 am – 8:15 am; 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; and 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Gift Shop

  • Monday – Friday: 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wireless Access
Free Wi-Fi is available as a courtesy to our patients and visitors. Call Guest Relations at 620-513-3866 if you need assistance.

Located by the cafeteria on the Lower Level.

Vending Machines
Soft drinks and food items are available 24 hours a day in the vending area outside the cafeteria on the Lower Level. Vending machines are also located in the ER, Same-Day-Surgery waiting room, and the 5th floor waiting room.

Lodging Discounts
The following area hotels and motels offer discounts to families of patients staying at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. Notify the hotel’s customer service representative if you have a family member in the hospital.

Super 8/Comfort Inn

1601 Super Plaza


Budget Inn

15 West 4th


Quality Inn

11 Des Moines


Econo Lodge

1315 East 11th


Hampton Inn

1401 East 11th Ave


Super 8

1621 Super Plaza


Days Inn

1420 North Lorraine


Fairfield Inn & Suites

1111 North Loraine


Medical Library
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Patient families and community members are welcome to access the resources of the medical library during normal operating hours.

Notary Services
Hutchinson Regional has notary services available during normal business hours. Please call 620-665-2074 for assistance.

Telephone Information
In-Hospital Calls:  Dial the last four digits only.

Local Calls: To make a local call from a patient room, dial “9” for an outside line. There is no charge for local calls.

Long-Distance Calls: To make a long-distance call, dial “0” to reach the operator. All toll or long-distance calls must be made collect or with a credit card and cannot be placed on your hospital bill.

Important Phone Numbers
Main: 620-665-2000 | Gift Shop: 620-665-2079 | Guest Services: 620-513-3866 | Medical Records: 620-665-2052



Information Desk


Care Management










Pastoral Care



Ext. 777

Patient Care Supervisor




Patient Financial Services


Guest Relations


Privacy Officer


Campus and Wayfinding Maps

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Conceal and Carry
According to state law, all persons licensed to carry concealed handguns under the Personal and Family Protection Act are prohibited from carrying concealed handguns within the hospital. If you need to store your firearm while visiting the hospital, Hutchinson Regional Medical Center provides lock boxes at the main entrance of the hospital.

Smoking Policy
Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the hospital or on the hospital grounds.

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