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Visiting Hours and Guidelines

While community spread of COVID-19 is still occurring, we will continue to restrict who can visit our hospitals and who can accompany patients to appointments. We don’t like limiting visitors, but it helps reduce the risk of exposure to patients and staff. Please click below for more information.

All Visitor Information

Please call the Yale New Haven Health
call center with questions:
833-ASK-YNHH (833-275-9644)

Bridgeport Hospital

Patients in the following categories will be allowed one (1) visitor per day. These categories are limited to COVID negative patients only. 

  • Inpatients: One visitor per day from 10 am – 8 pm (no swapping)
  • Children's: Two designated parents/caregivers during visiting hours, 10 am - 6 pm. Preferably these two visitors are from the same household. Only one person permitted outside of visiting hours. Parent/Caregivers may swap out with the second alternate parent/caregiver for overnight stays after 3 days until the patient is discharged. Pedi ED: Two parents/caregivers permitted. Visitors must be over 21.
  • Emergency: One per patient (no swapping)
  • Hospital-based testing: No visitors to tests within main hospital
  • Labor and Delivery: Two visitors allowed during labor and delivery
  • Non-Hospital Ambulatory: One visitor, to the extent possible
  • Psychiatry: 4 to 6 pm
  • OR /SDS/Procedures: One visitor