Patients & Visitors

At Stewart Memorial Community Hospital we strive to provide exceptional experiences for every patient and visitor to our hospital and clinics.  We pride ourselves in listening to our patients needs and commit to delivering the highest level of quality care.  

CAFETERIA
“The Junction” Cafeteria is open to visitors and public daily during the following hours:
7:30 AM – 10:15 AM; 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM; 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Menus for the day are posted outside the Junction in the hallway.

CHAPEL
There is a chapel which you and your family and friends are invited to use at anytime for family conferences, meditation, or quiet times.

CHAPLAIN SERVICES
Any clergyman may visit you anytime during your hospitalization. A special register is maintained at the main office for the clergy. Your nurse will assist you in contacting your clergyman.

FLOWERS
If you receive flowers, they will be delivered to your room upon arrival.

LOCAL FLORISTS INCLUDE
Lake City Flowers: (712) 464-3787
Parkside Flowers: (712) 297-7558

LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE SERVICES
Interpreter services are available. 

LINK TO LIFE
Personal protection at the touch of a button – whenever you need it. Link to Life is a home safety monitoring system designed to bring emergency help to you immediately at the touch of a button. The system is in the form of a small pendant you wear around your neck. With Link to Life you have a direct link to Stewart Memorial Community Hospital personnel 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Remote control capabilities allow you to use the system from anywhere within your home or yard area. For information on how to receive this system contact nursing personnel.

LOST AND FOUND
Articles lost, misplaced, or left in your room may be claimed at the Business Office or call (712) 464-4210.

MAIL
Mail is delivered to your room Monday through Friday by staff. Mail received after your discharge will be forwarded to your home. Outgoing mail may be given to your nursing personnel.

NEWSPAPERS
Current newspapers and magazines are available in the lobby.

NOTARY PUBLIC
The services of a notary public may be obtained through the business office.

PATIENT LOUNGE
There is a patient lounge located in each of the patient room areas.

TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS
The Stewart Memorial Community Hospital campus is smoke free. No smoking is allowed in the building or on hospital grounds.

VISITING HOURS
Medical/Surgical Patients: There are no specified hours and no age limitations. Maternity: Any healthy family or friend, age 14 years or older, may visit any time after delivery, with the exception of “quiet time” from 1-3 PM. Siblings may also visit when convenient for the family.

WIRELESS INTERNET
Stewart Memorial offers FREE wireless services.