Visiting Jennie Edmundson Hospital
Family members and friends are welcome to visit. General hospital visiting hours are 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily. An adult must accompany all children who visit the hospital. Please check with the patient’s nurse before bringing children into the patient’s room.
Patient Information: (712) 396-6000
Call a patient room directly: (712) 396-5+patient room number
Free, convenient patient and visitor parking is available in the Parking Garage and the Doctor’s Building parking lot. Patients and visitors are cautioned not to park in reserved areas or certain designated areas, especially in the Emergency Department drive. The Emergency Department drive is reserved strictly for emergency vehicles. Be sure to lock your car. For more information, call Security at (712) 396-6000.
Family Resource Center
The Family Resource Center is located on the Lower Level of the hospital, near the Cafeteria. The Center, staffed by nurses, provides free health information to you and your family members. Internet and e-mail access are also available. Hours are
9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. For more information, please call
The Gift Shop is located on the First Floor, near the Chapel. The Gift Shop offers cards, magazines, flowers, gifts, beverages, candy and incidentals. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Sunday, 1 – 8 p.m.
Tobacco Free For Health
All Methodist Health System corporate and clinical campuses are tobacco free. If you will be a patient at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital, you can contact your physician regarding a nicotine replacement option during your stay.
Our Chapel is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for meditation and spiritual reflection. It is located on the First Floor, near the Gift Shop. A quiet visitation area is located next to the Chapel. In recognition of the importance of ministering to your spiritual and physical needs, the hospital has established a community chaplaincy corps consisting of several pastors/ministers from the community.
A member of the corps is available on-call to respond to your requests for chaplain services such as visitation, prayer or spiritual encouragement. If you need assistance in contacting your minister or the community chaplain, please notify your nurse.