The Bellevue Hospital Patient & Guest Information Page:
We welcome you to The Bellevue Hospital and wish to make
your visit to our facility as pleasant of an experience
as we can. The following information is provided
to assist you and help answer any questions you may
have. Please feel free to contact us if we may
provide any further assistance.
Banking: An ATM machine is conveniently located in the 1st floor
South Hallway between the vending machines and Main
Emergency Room: Open 24 Hours a day.
Shop: The Bellevue Hospital’s Gift Shop has a
variety of gifts, fresh flowers, postage stamps,
and newspapers for the convenience of patients
and visitors. The extension number is 4420. The Gift
Shop’s hours are generally as listed below, but may vary:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. -
Internet Access: Wireless Internet access is
available throughout the hospital.
Mail & Postage Stamps: Cards and letters are delivered
patients on weekdays. Friends and relatives should
address mail to you as follows:
Your Room Number
The Bellevue Hospital
1400 West Main Street
PO Box 8004
Bellevue, Ohio 44811-8004
receive mail after you are discharged, it will be
forwarded to your home. Give outgoing mail to your
Postage stamps are available for purchase in the
Station Café: Visitors may use the hospital
cafeteria located on the first floor during the
following serving time hours:
FOR THE MAIN STATION CAFE'S Menu
Monday thru Friday
Breakfast 7:00 a.m. -
Lunch 11:45 a.m. - 2:00
Dinner 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Breakfast 7:30 a.m.
- 10:00 a.m.
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Coffee and tea are available in the Main
you are visiting a patient, room service meals are
also available for you for a fee. Please ask
the nursing services for additional information.
Newspapers: The newspaper vending boxes are located
in the East Patient Entrance. The Cleveland
Plain Dealer, USA Today, The Sandusky Register and
The Bellevue Gazette are for sale. The
Clyde Enterprise is sold in the Gift Shop.
Pastoral Care: If you would like to arrange for a
visit from a member of the clergy, or to have someone
contact a member of your own clergy, contact your
nurse. An interfaith chapel is also located on the
second floor Atrium area.
Parking: Parking is permitted in any area except
those marked for emergency use, reserved, or for the
handicapped. Please observe traffic signs for the
safety of all.
Phones: Pay phones are located in the West
hallway near the Main Station Cafe and in the Emergency
Department waiting area on the first floor. One
the second floor, a pay phone is located in the East
Room waiting area.
Personal Items: Patients may bring in pajamas,
robe, slippers and toiletry items. It is
recommended that all valuables are sent home.
Dentures, glasses and hearing aids are important for
patients to have while in the hospital; however, we ask
that special attention if given to keeping them safe
when not in use. The hospital is not responsible
for the loss or breakage of personal belongings.
Registration & Pre-Registration: We would like
your visit to be as smooth and quick as possible.
If you would like to pre-register for your visit, please
call a day of two ahead of time and we will be glad to
help. When calling to pre-register or coming in to
register, please bring your current insurance
information with your and a driver's license. If you
have been pre-registered, you just need to stop at the
front desk and sign the appropriate consent forms, and
we will have to scan your insurance and driver's
Registration: Extension # 4646
Pre-Registration: Extension #4455
Monday - Friday 6am -
Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm
Smoking & Tobacco Use: The Bellevue Hospital
is an entirely tobacco-free facility and campus.
This policy is in effect at all times, on hospital owned
and leased property. All internal & external area,
parking lots, entrances and exits and hospital vehicles
are included in this policy.
Nicotine replacement therapy options and smoking
cessation classes are offered through our
Cardiopulmonary Department. Please call Extension
4244 for additional information and to register for
Social Services: Social work services are available
if you have any questions about discharge needs or other
social work issues. Please ask you nurse to contact
Social Services for you, or you may call Extension 4367.
Special Needs & Interpreter Services: To meet the special needs of
patients and visitors with hearing impairment, visual
impairment, or language barriers, the hospital offers
printed educational materials, closed-caption
television, and a TDD phone line (419.483.0400).
and foreign language interpreters
are also available free of charge.
Starbucks Coffee Station: Located on the first
floor near the Patient (East) Entrance. Station hours
a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Telephone & Cell Phones: Our patients need
their rest while they are a patient in the facility and
we request you to limit calling patients after 9pm.
Between the hours of 9pm and 6am, incoming calls for
patients will be connected to the patient's nursing
station. Outgoing calls may be made at any times. Patients
may place local outgoing calls at no charge.
Long-distance calls should be charged to a credit card,
calling card or home telephone number.
Cell phones may be used in all public areas of the
hospital including hallways, lobbies, public waiting
area & the cafeteria.
Television Services: Television services are
provided free of charge for our patients. We also
have provided televisions in various locations
throughout our facility.
Vending Machines: 24-hour vending machines
are available in the West hallways near the Main Station
Visiting Hours & Policy: Rest is important for
recovery and we understand the importance of visitors
during a hospital stay. The patient's physician
and medical staff may limit or restrict visiting and the patient may also
request no visitors. Please check at the nurses
station of you have questions about the visiting hours
or limitations the patient may have.
If you have
special needs, please tell your nurse. Clergy may visit
acute/infectious illnesses should not visit patients
DO NOT VISIT
If you have influenza-like symptoms or do not
feel well. Symptoms include fever
and one or more of the following:
Chills & fatigue.
Cover your mouth and
nose with a tissue or your sleeve when you cough
Wash your hands
often with soap and hot water or with
alcohol-based hand cleaner
Avoid close contact
with sick people
If you are sick,
PLEASE STAY HOME.
Your nurse or
doctor may limit or restrict the number of visitors
according to the needs of the patient.
asked to avoid loud talking or noise, which may disturb
asked to remain in the waiting area when not in the
visitors are responsible for being respectful of the
property of other patients, visitors, employees and the
entering the hospital after 8:00 p.m. must use the
Emergency Department entrance and report to
registration personnel and check in at the appropriate
the age of 12 may visit with special permission from the
nurse. In the best interest of all patients, we request
that infants and small children not be brought to visit
during a patient’s hospital stay. Children should never
be left unattended.
Accommodations will be
made for overnight
visitors of critically ill patients or children upon
request. Overnight visitors will usually be limited to one per patient. Notify the nurse if you will be spending the
night. You must wear appropriate attire, remain in the
patient’s room, and are not permitted to sleep in the
The patient has the
right to designate whom they wish to see while in
the hospital. The patient may select a support
person who may or may not be the patient's surrogate
decision-maker or legally authorized representative.
This person will be allowed visitation privileges no
more restrictive than those for immediate family
The hospital will not
restrict or deny visitation privileges on the basis
of race, color, ethnicity, culture, language,
religion, sex, socioeconomic status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or
physical or mental disability.
General Visiting Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Family Birthing Center: Fathers,
children and others designated by the mother may visit
as often as they desire.
age restrictions for visitors.
Immediate family members (father, siblings,
grandparents) permitted to visit anytime.
general visiting to end by 8:00 pm
Only two to three visitors at one time are to be in
the patient's room. This is especially
necessary during labor & delivery. Additional
visitors should wait in the FBC waiting area located
off of the Atrium. Alternation of visitors and
update of patient status should be coordinated among
family members. At no time should visitors
obstruct access into the patient's room.
The Ambulatory Care
Visitors are allowed in the department while the
patient is in the Ambulatory Care Unit at the
discretion of the nurse.
Visitors are limited to two at a time.
Children under 12 years of age are not permitted in
the department for visitation.
Visitors are not permitted in the PACU (recovery
area) unless under special circumstances and at the
discretion of the recovery room nurse.
During the recovery of children, two care providers
are allowed to stay with the child after the nurse
completes the initial assessment.
Wheelchairs: Wheelchairs are available at
each of our entrances. Please let us know if you
need additional assistance.