For Patients

What to Bring

Please bring your own personal toilet articles (toothbrush, shampoo, etc.) with you when you are admitted. The hospital can provide these but there is a small charge.

Please label items you bring with an indelible marker. Also, please note that the hospital cannot be responsible for lost or stolen valuables kept in your room.

For your comfort and a sense of familiarity, we encourage you to bring a few personal items from home if you would like. For example:

  • Pillows
  • Throw blanket
  • Robe and slippers
  • Magazines and books
  • Radio, CD or cassette player (battery operated only)

Additional items to bring:

  • A copy of your Advance Directive
  • A list of any medications you are taking and how often you take them
  • A list of any allergies you have
  • Insurance cards
  • Up to $10 cash for gift shop or newspaper purchases
  • Telephone calling card for long-distance calls

Please do not bring any of the following:

  • Electrical appliances
  • Medications
  • Credit cards and cash over $10
  • Valuables and jewelry

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