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 is now offering an enhanced, intensive cardiac rehab program using the Pritikin ICR™ (Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation) Program, to treat patients with cardiovascular disease.
Mercy Health Lorain Hospital is proud to be recognized by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
Through an emergency medicine collaboration, Akron Children’s now offers its expertise as a pediatric teaching hospital to the emergency medicine teams at Mercy Health – Lorain and Mercy Health – Allen Hospital in Oberlin.
The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted a three-year accreditation to the Mercy Health Cancer Center’s Breast Cancer program, further solidifying the ...
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.