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We welcome visitors to our care settings while they’re wearing masks. View our updated visitor guidelines.

Visiting Hours and Guidelines

Special Message:
Visitor Policy and Visiting Hours

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have modified our visitor policy and non-COVID inpatient visiting hours. These changes are in place for the health, safety and protection of our patients, visitors and staff. Please read our Visitor Policy for the most up-to-date information.

Visiting Hours

Swedish Hospital recognizes the importance of visitation. To help facilitate this, we welcomes visitors at all times without discrimination with suggested patient visiting hours between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m., considered most conducive to visitation.

For more detailed information regarding visitation, please visit

Lobby Hours

Galter Medical Pavilion

  • Monday - Saturday: 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday: 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Anderson Pavilion

  • Monday - Saturday: 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 6:30 a.m. to 8:30  p.m.

Patient Room Details

Upon admission to the hospital, patients will receive a copy of our Patient Handbook, which contains information about your stay. 


Swedish Hospital is dedicated to providing a safe and secure environment for all who enter our facility. All Swedish Hospital employees wear picture identification badges while on duty. The hospital has a closed-circuit monitoring system that records activities in key areas of the hospital and parking facility. 

Services for Those With Disabilities

To ensure that patients with impaired sensory, mobility or speaking skills have an equal opportunity to benefit from hospital services, a variety of resources and services are available. For more information, call 773-878-8200, ext. 1700.

Galter LifeCenter

Galter LifeCenter is Chicago's only certified medical fitness center, located on our hospital's campus. For more information, call 773-878-9936.