Visiting Hours & Guidelines

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Visiting Hours & Guidelines


Visitors are welcome at Dominican Hospital. Inpatients and outpatients may have a visitor or advocate of choice present 24 hours a day, if desired. The Maternal Child Health, Neonatal Intensive Care and Critical Care units are secured and restrict entrance to ensure patient and visitor safety. Please follow the instructions posted at the unit to contact staff and gain access.

Upon arrival at Dominican Hospital, complimentary valet parking is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the main entrance.

Tram service, available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, serves the Dominican parking lots, Education Center, Dominican Oaks senior living complex and adjacent physician offices.

Waiting areas, restrooms and pay telephones
are located in several locations around the hospital. Locator maps are posted near entrances.

Wireless Internet service is available to our patients and visitors at no charge. Simply request an Internet Voucher from any staff member or volunteers in our waiting areas or on the nursing units.

The Hospital Cafeteria is open to the public from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The cafeteria is closed from 10:30-11 a.m. and 3-3:30 p.m. Vending machines serving sandwiches, snacks, candy and drinks are available at all hours.

The Hospital Gift Shop is usually open from Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays 10:00am-2:00pm. Closed on major holidays.

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Dominican Hospital
1555 Soquel Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
(831) 462-7700