Visiting Hours and Rules

Image of family visiting a mother and newborn at UF Health North Labor and Delivery.

Hospital visiting hours for most areas are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m..

Visitor Rules

All visitors are asked to observe the following rules:

  • Some patient units limit the number of visitors in the room at any time. In those areas, UF Health North staff will work with you to accommodate your needs.
  • Observe designated visiting hours for each unit.
  • Children under 16 are permitted in inpatient areas under the supervision of a non-patient adult.
  • Observe the No Smoking rule. Use of tobacco products is forbidden anywhere on hospital grounds.
  • The amount of time family and visitors may spend with the patient may be limited by hospital staff based on the needs of, or at the request of, the patient.

Equal Visitation

UF Health is committed to provide visitation in accordance with our non-discrimination policy, which provides access without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, religion, marital status, citizenship, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation and/or other legally protected classification.

Visitation for COVID-19 Patients

  • Visitation for positive COVID patients in Inpatient Units, Emergency Departments and Clinics is authorized. All visitors for positive COVID-19 patients must be 16 years or older to allow for proper fit of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Visitors will be required to wear a non-fit tested 8210 N95 mask and eye protection. All isolation precautions must be followed by any visitor and staff must educate the visitor on how to appropriately don/doff personal protective equipment prior to the visit.