Visiting Hours & Policies

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These visitor guidelines are for Einstein Philadelphia. Please note that visitor guidelines have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check our safe care page for the latest.

Visiting Hours

9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


5501 Old York Road
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Einstein Philadelphia Visiting Policies

Patient Condition Updates

We respect our patients’ privacy. Only family members or those designated as contacts may call for patient condition updates.

Contacts may call 215-456-7654 for updates.

Labor & Delivery (1st floor, Lifter Building)

24-hours, 7 days a week

Triage. In the triage unit, located on the 1st Floor of the Lifter building, one visitor is permitted at a time (multiple visitors may switch off).
Labor & Delivery Room. Two visitors, identified by the mother, are able to be with the mother-to-be in the labor room, also located on the 1st Floor of Lifter.
Children are not allowed to be present in labor and delivery or triage.
Recovery. Visitors may come from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. One support person - designated by the birth mother and wearing a hospital-issued ID bracelet - may visit from 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

NICU (2nd floor Lifter Building)

24 hours a day, 7 days a week except during shift changes, which occur:
7:00 -7:30 a.m., 3:00 - 3:30 p.m., 7:00 - 7:30 p.m., 11:00 - 11:30 p.m.

Un-designated visitors must be accompanied by a parent.
Designated visitors may also visit during visiting hours without being accompanied by a parent. The birth mother must first approve a designated visitor in writing. The visitor will be issued a band by hospital staff. 

Maternal Infant Recovery Unit (3rd Floor Lifter Building)

9 a.m. - 9 p.m. general visitors
9 a.m. - 10 p.m. designated support


5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Friday
2 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekends & holidays

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