Important Telephone Numbers
Norwegian American Hospital Main Line: 773-292-8200
Patient Information: 773-292-8200, ext. 4140
Norwegian American Hospital
1044 North Francisco Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60622
Family and friends are very important to the patient’s recovery. Visitation allows you to show your concern, love and support, while also giving time for patient care. The visiting hours at Norwegian American Hospital are in place with the comfort of our patients in mind.
Please Note: Children under 16 years old are not allowed to visit any floor until further notice due to the risk of EV-D68.
General visiting hours are from 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. To ensure that patients are allowed time to rest, visitors are restricted to two at a time. Please be sure to check in at the Information Desk in the Main Lobby upon arrival.
Unit-Specific Visiting Hours
Behavioral Health: Visitors must be at least 18 years of age. Visiting hours are from 7 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, and from
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday, Sunday and holidays. Limit 2 visitors at a time.
Detox Unit: Visitors are not permitted at anytime.
Intensive Care Unit: No children are allowed unless under special circumstances. Visiting hours are restricted during 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.,
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Mother/Baby Unit: Parents may visit at anytime. Siblings may visit when accompanied by an adult. All other visitors follow the general visiting hours guidelines.
E-Mail a Patient
E-mails will be delivered to patients Monday – Friday. Any e-mail that is sent over the weekend will be delivered on Monday.
We will make every effort to deliver all e-mails. If a patient is discharged prior to delivery, the e-mails will be destroyed.
Cellular Phone Use
Cellular phones may be used in all public and waiting areas – unless otherwise posted – provided its use is not disturbing others. Cellular phones may not be used in the intensive care unit.
Our security staff is on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If assistance is needed, dial ext. 8277 from any hospital phone or 773-292-8277. Security staff patrols our parking lots and will provide patients and visitors with an escort upon request.
Norwegian American Hospital is a smoke-free facility. This means that no smoking is permitted anywhere in the hospital, entries or adjacent areas. Please ask a Norwegian American Hospital employee about the designated smoking area outside.
Patients are asked to please leave all jewelry, money – except for small change – and other valuables at home. If you do have valuables with you, you will be asked to seal them in a special envelope, which will be placed in the hospital’s safe. Norwegian American Hospital is not responsible for valuables or personal articles kept in your room or on your person.