Patients & Visitors

Visitation Policy

Our visitation policy, has been activated to reduce any opportunity for the COVID-19 virus to enter our hospital during this time, is:

  • The current visitation policy remains at one visitor per patient per day.  Please continue to observe this current guidance on visitor restrictions until the new policy goes into effect on October 1st.
  • Exceptions are being made for extenuating circumstances, such as end of life or unique patient needs.
  • We continue to screen everyone entering any of our three hospitals.
  • Patients with fever and respiratory infection symptoms are placed in isolation for the protection of staff and other patients. They are seen and evaluated by a qualified medical provider and appropriate treatment is provided.
  • Anyone entering an isolation room will wear personal protective equipment that includes gloves, gowns, respiratory protection and eye protection.
  • All visitors will be screened for symptoms of the flu and possible Covid-19.  Anyone with flu-like symptoms will not be allowed access.
  • Our staff is continually trained and educated on the care of all of our patients. With Covid-19, additional training and education is being conducted
  • We are making every effort to educate and inform the public on ways to remain healthy, including rigorous and frequent hand washing, through this website and our social media outlets. Please check back often for updates.

Parking

Valet parking is available for $3. For the convenience of our patients and visitors, we provide valet parking Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Fountain Building and France Tower main entrances. If choosing to self-park, courtesy carts driven by dedicated volunteers, are available most days, Monday through Friday, to provide transportation to and from the parking areas and the main entrance.

Food Services

There is a wide variety of choices for meals and snacks at Halifax Health:

Cafeteria

Located on the Ground Level of the Fountain Building, the Cafeteria offers a wide selection of hot, fresh foods, snacks and refreshments.
Breakfast: Monday – Friday 6:30 – 9:30 am
Lunch: Monday – Friday 11:00 am – 2:30 pm

France Tower Cafe’

Located on Level 1 of the France Tower, the France Tower Café offers gourmet coffee, sandwiches, salads, soups, pizzas and pastries.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Guest Meal Trays

Room Service is primarily for patients. However, guest trays are available on most units for $4 for breakfast and $6 for lunch or dinner, paid for by cash only.