Corning Hospital Visitor Information

Beginning June 21

Inpatients may have visitors between the hours of 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. Patients will only be permitted 2 visitors at a time. (The visitors do not need to be the same 2.)

Cafeteria

The cafeteria at Guthrie Corning Hospital is located on the Ground Floor level and is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hot food is available as follows: breakfast (8-10 a.m.), lunch (11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.), dinner (4:15-6 p.m.). At other times, beverages and packaged food and snacks are available in the vending machines located at the entrance to the cafeteria.

Cell Phones

Cell phones may be used anywhere on campus except within three feet of certain equipment. These pieces of equipment are noted by a special sticker. If you are unsure if cell phone use is permitted in a certain area, please ask a member of the clinical staff.

Pastoral Services at Guthrie Corning Hospital

Guthrie Corning Hospital staff is trained in providing support to families experiencing a medical crisis. They also partner with area clergy and Southern Tier Hospice to provide support to patients and their families. For more information please ask the Nurse Manager.

Smoking/Tobacco Use

Guthrie prohibits the use of all tobacco products at all of its campuses and office locations. This policy will be enforced in a manner that promotes prevention and awareness and provides education for those who use tobacco.

Visiting Hours

All visitors must wear a mask and be screened for temperature and COVID-19 symptoms.

Inpatients may have visitors from 10 a.m. to noon and from 4 to 6 p.m. each day. Two persons at a time may visit, and visitors should leave the facility when not visiting a patient.

Visitors are also allowed in the following situations:

  • Obstetrics Patients: may be accompanied by two persons which would include one visitor and a doula or two visitors if you do not have a doula.
  • Pediatrics Patents: may have two visitors.
  • Surgical/Procedural Outpatient: may have one visitor during intake and discharge.
  • Emergency Department Patients: may have one visitor.
  • Other situations with extenuating circumstances will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis

Please do not visit if you have a fever over 100 degrees, if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days. Children under 18 are not permitted at this time.