Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus Visitors Information

Cafeteria

The cafeteria at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus is located on the ground floor level and is open Monday through Friday for breakfast (8:30 - 10 a.m.) and lunch (11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.). For your convenience, vending machines are located in the hallway near the main lobby entrance on the first floor of the hospital. Sandwiches, ice cream, snacks and cold drinks are available.

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

It is the policy of Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus to provide support for all patients. This is accomplished through the Towanda Area Clergy Association, Social Services and Nursing Department referrals to the appropriate clergy. Towanda Area Clergy Association (TACA) is on call to provide 24-hour availability for spiritual support. Please call Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus social services at 570-268-2464.

Visiting Hours

All visitors must wear a face mask, be screened for temperature and symptoms, and are not permitted to visit if they have COVID-19 symptoms.

Inpatients may have visitors from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. Two visitors are allowed, and we strongly encourage that these visitors be the same two people throughout the patient's stay. 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 two visitors during intake and discharge.
  • Emergency Department Patients: may have two visitors.
  • 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. Only visitors age 12 and over are permitted to visit.