Beginning Monday, August 17, 2020 Jamaica Hospital Medical Center will be expanding visitation on all of our inpatient nursing units between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. 

In addition, one companion is permitted to accompany all ambulatory surgery patients. Companions can remain in the main lobby while patients are undergoing their procedures.

Visitation of emergency department patients is not permitted at this time


All visitors will be educated on proper hand washing and social distancing recommendations and must comply with hospital policies including having their temperature taken upon arrival as well as wearing the appropriate level personal protective equipment (PPE).

Visitors must be free of fever, rash, cough, cold and any other contagious illness.

No visitors displaying symptoms of illness are permitted to visit

We encourage family members who cannot be present for our normally scheduled visiting hours to utilize the hospital’s virtual visitation technology. To schedule a virtual visit, please email: iPadVideoConference@jhmc.org