Temporary Visitor Restrictions
As always, we ask anyone who may be experiencing symptoms of illness to refrain from visiting your loved one until you are feeling better. Please check back here for updates to these guidelines.
- Children under 18 years old are not permitted to visit, including siblings.
- Patients must follow all social distancing and masking guidelines.
- All visitors will have their temperature taken before entering the facility. Temperature screen must be less than 100.0 degrees F(37.8 C)
- Family / support person of admitted patients must enter the main entrance of the hospital.
- Exceptions will be made for end of life and other extenuating circumstances.
- Any visitor that screens positive will not be allowed to enter the facility.
Med/Surg and Critical Care: 9am- 11am and 4pm - 6pm
Acute Rehab Facility: 12pm-2pm and 4pm-6 pm
- Hospitalized patients are allowed one single visitor during the entire hospital stay. Virtual Visits are available
- Appointments and Procedures: No visitors unless special assistance is needed
- Emergency Department: No Visitors unless special assistance is needed
- Pediatric Patients in ED: One parent or guardian
Labor and Delivery
- One support person (the one that has the baby band) may be at the bedside 24/7.
- A second designated person may be at bedside during visiting hours. The second person is the same person for the entire hospital stay.
No visitors at this time.
- Everyone visiting a Mercy Health facility must wear masks or face coverings at
- Masks with filters are not allowed.
- Any visitor that is unable or refuses to wear a face covering will not be allowed to enter the facility.
Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital has been providing quality health care to Lorain County and surrounding communities for more than 100 years.
Conveniently located in Lorain, Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital is a 338-bed, non-profit, full-service hospital providing inpatient, outpatient and ancillary services.
Awards and Recognition
- Healthgrades® Patient Safety Excellence Award for three consecutive years.
- Healthgrades® five-star rating for treatment of heart attack.
- Healthgrades® five-star rating for treatment of heart failure.
- Healthgrades® five-star rating for treatment of pneumonia.
- First Joint Commission Certified stroke center in Lorain County.
- Diabetes Self-Management Program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association.
- CARF accredited occupational health and rehabilitation programs.
- CAP accredited laboratory services.
News from Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital
Mercy Health — Lorain will affiliate with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute’s The James Cancer Network (OSUCCC – James) to enhance cancer care services.
Partnership to enhance access to pediatric care for Lorain County families.
New report identifies Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital among the top hospitals nationally for excellence in Spine Surgery for Two Years in a Row (2018-2019).
The MetroHealth System and Mercy Health Lorain Hospital are partnering to bring a Level III Trauma Center to the residents of Lorain County. This is the first time that the more than 300,000 residents within the county’s limits have had access to trauma ...
Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital continues to invest and implement the newest and most innovative technologies for patient care. SpineMap 3D Allows for Minimally Invasive Surgery – Yielding Improved Outcomes for Spine Patients.