Patient and Visitor Information

Visiting Hours Limited Due to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, visitation to McLaren Port Huron is limited to one visitor per patient per day from noon to 6 p.m. Please note:

  • No visitors are allowed for patients with pending or positive COVID-19 tests, including in the Emergency Room. 
  • Visitors must be over age 18.
  • Visitors must remain with the patient in their room, unless asked otherwise by the clinical team.
  • Members of the clergy are exempted from the one-visitor-per-day guidelines.
  • All visitors will be screened when entering the hospital to verify they do not have signs or symptoms of COVID-19. 
  • Visitors must wear a mask at all times and remain with the patient, unless asked otherwise by the clinical team. 

Exceptions to the visiting guidelines can be made for end-of-life situations, mentally disabled patients, emergencies, etc. Other exceptions or clarifications include:

  • Operating Room: Patients undergoing surgery or procedures that require sedation/anesthesia may have one visitor/companion. If it's outside of visiting hours, the visitor may accompany the patient to the unit to get the patient settled and then leave.
  • Emergency Room: Patients can have one person accompany them, if neither are suspected to have COVID-19. If the patient is admitted to the hospital outside of visiting hours, the visitor may accompany the patient to the unit to get the patient settled and then leave.
  • ICU: One visitor per patient.
  • Family Birth Place: During labor, patients can have two visitors — a partner and a birthing support person over age 18.
  • Pediatrics: Pediatric patients can have two visitors over the age of 18. Patients under age 12 must have an adult stay with them at all times.
  • Mental Health: Visiting hours are Saturdays from 10 to 11 a.m.; one visitor per patient is allowed.
  • Outpatient services: Patients who have an appointment within the hospital (such as laboratory or diagnostic imaging) or are scheduled for an outpatient procedure may have one visitor.
  • Hospice and end-of-life situations: Patients being evaluated for or on hospice care or nearing end of life may have two visitors.
  • Patients with COVID-19 (diagnosed or suspected) are not permitted visitors, with some exceptions, including pediatric patients, expecting mothers, adults with disabilities, patients who require assistance through the registration or discharge process, or patients nearing end of life.

General hours of operation

Main Entrance

Monday-Saturday: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wismer Lab

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Grove Café 

Limited seating is available to allow for social distancing.

Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Weekends: 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Fire Safety

We periodically conduct fire drills. If you hear an alarm, stay where you are. In the event of an actual emergency, hospital staff will notify you. The hospital is fire resistant, and our employees are well-trained in safety procedures.

Parking and Directions


Self-parking is free.


Patients and visitors may park in the main parking lot off Pine Grove Avenue. Directional signage for parking and how to enter the hospital campus are prominently displayed in the main parking lot.

Patient Drop-off Locations

  • Hospital Patients: Use the Wismer Main Entrance from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Emergency and after hours: Use the South Tower Emergency Entrance
  • Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Patients: Use the James Rourke Entrance

Patient Registration Parking

Patient registration for surgical services and pain management is in the new Wismer Main Entrance lobby.
Guides are available to personally escort you to your destination during peak business hours.
Additional directional signage has been placed throughout the hospital to help you get to your destination.


The emergency room is open 24 hours per day and is located in the south tower. Please follow campus directions and signage.


OB patients should use the main entrance from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. After hours, please use the Emergency Entrance.


Patients having inpatient and outpatient surgery should use the Wismer Main Entrance.


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Keeping our patients and employees safe during COVID-19

We have steadfastly continued to provide life-saving care throughout the onset of coronavirus and are determined to meet the health care needs of the communities we serve into the future.

Learn about the measures we're taking to help keep patients and employees safe during these unprecedented times.

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