Patients & Visitors at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital  

Visiting Hours


We know that visitors can offer the best medicine to help patients feel better and return home quickly. However, because patient and resident care is our primary concern, specific visiting hours have been established for each unit.

Visiting hours may be altered by the nursing staff based on the patient's condition.

General Visiting Hours:
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily.

  • 2 South and 3 West - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily
  • Behavioral Health - Monday - Friday, 5 - 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 4 - 7 p.m.
  • ICU - Family and friends may visit one at a time and at the discretion of staff anytime except 7 - 8 a.m. and 7 - 8 p.m.
  • NICU - Mother, father, significant other or grandparents may visit any time except 7 - 8 a.m. and 7 - 8 p.m.
  • Pediatrics - Parents may visit 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Siblings and grandparents are welcome to visit from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily. Children under the age of 12 may visit if they are free of cold symptoms or other illnesses, and must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Women's Center/Nursery - Fathers, significant others and infants' siblings are allowed to visit 24 hours a day. Visiting hours for all others are 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily.
  • Denali Center - 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily (special arrangements can be made to visit during other times).

Visiting Guidelines:

The following are general guidelines for all visitors:

  • Visitors may not smoke in patient rooms or anywhere in the hospital,except in designated outdoor smoking areas.
  • Visitors must dress appropriately and must wear shirts and shoes.
  • Visitors in semi-private rooms should be considerate to both patients.
  • People with colds, sore throats, or any contagious diseases should not visit patients.
  • Visits should be kept short to not overtire patients.
  • Visitors should maintain a quiet environment and avoid unnecessary noise.
  • Visitors may be asked to leave the room during tests or treatments, or when the doctor or nurse needs to see the patient.
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital & Denali Center
1650 Cowles St.
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-8181
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