McLaren Macomb
Patient and Visitor Information

Visiting Hours and Expectations

General Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome anytime unless noted below. See Hours for Specialty Departments.

McLaren Macomb supports Patient Centered Care and will NOT limit or otherwise deny visitation privileges based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

It is permissible for the patient (or the patient’s Support Person, where appropriate) to limit the visiting privileges of his/her visitors

The Medical Center, on its own reserves the right to restrict visitors when clinically necessary, related to patient and/or staff safety, and privacy concerns. The number of visitors in a room at any given time may be limited based on patient condition.

Visitors may be asked to leave during assessments, care, and treatments throughout the day.

With the exception of ICU, visitors may bring food to the patient with the permission of nursing staff.

Please speak softly while visiting and avoid unnecessary noise to maintain a restful environment for all patients.

Overnight Accommodations

If there is a need for a visitor to stay overnight with a patient, please arrange for accommodations with staff.

Visitors who are authorized to remain after 8 p.m. will be logged by Security and provided an after-hours badge/pass.

Emergency Department:

Two visitors per patient in the Emergency Department and Fast Track areas are allowed. Patients in the Trauma Room and Holding areas will be allowed one visitor per patient. Patients being evaluated on Hall Carts may have one visitor due to limited space in the hallways.

No food, drinks, firearms, alcohol, or tobacco products of any kind, including vaping products are allowed into the Emergency Department treatment areas.

All visitors must have a visitor pass from Security prior to entry into the Emergency Department which must be worn and clearly visible to staff always.


Up to 2 individuals, identified as authorized parents or guardians, will be provided a bracelet that is to be worn during the patient visit and are not interchangeable. All other visitors for the patient will have to be accompanied by the authorized banded individuals

Intensive Care Unit (ICU):

McLaren Macomb promotes Family Centered Care. Visitors are welcome to see patients at their request. This person will be provided a bracelet that is to be worn during the patients visit. This person shall be considered the Designated Point of Contact (DPOC) through which all information will be dispersed.

No flowers should be sent and no food should be brought to patients. Mylar balloons are permitted.

Behavioral Health:

Suicidal patient - Visitors are allowed when appropriate.

Psychiatric patient (admitted from a psychiatric facility) – Visitors are allowed when appropriate.

Hours for Specialty Departments

Family Birthing Center:

During Labor and Delivery

The patient’s designated patient Care Partner and two additional people acting as the Care Support Team will be allowed 24-hour access to the patient.

The Care Partner and Care Support Team will be provided a bracelet that is to be worn during the patient visits and are not interchangeable.

After Delivery

Visiting hours are from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., unless noted below;

  • Children under 12 years of age are not permitted to the Family Birthing Center, unless the child is a sibling of the newborn.
  • Each patient is allowed 4 visitors in addition to the Care Partner and Care Support Team.
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  • The Care Partner may stay the night with the patient.

Children under 18 years of age are not permitted to act as the Care Partner, therefore are not permitted to spend the night. Special accommodations may be made in cases where the minor is also the expectant parent.

Visitor Behavior

All McLaren Macomb staff are entitled to a respectful workplace. Should a patient, family or visitor become disrespectful during the stay, they may be asked to modify behaviors or asked to leave.

Intoxicated visitors will not be allowed.

Children as Visitors

The Medical Center will NOT be responsible for monitoring any children of any age. ANY child who enters–regardless of age—will be the sole responsibility of their guardian.

If children become disruptive to patient care or to other visitors, parents may be asked to limit visitation to a time frame that is appropriate to the child’s ability to cope with the hospital setting.

Parking and Directions


Convenient, free visitor parking is provided at McLaren Macomb at the east and west entrances. Valet parking at a nominal fee is also provided at the main east entrance.

Parking After Midnight

For your security, the main entrance located on the east side of to the hospital is locked between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Access to the hospital between these hours is through the emergency entrance at the front of the hospital facing Harrington Road.


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