All patients coming to the hospital for admission or for laboratory, imaging or surgery services should enter at the main entrance of the hospital. Patients will be discharged through the same location.
During your stay
What to bring:
- Insurance card(s).
- Driver's license for identification.
- Doctor's written orders (if available).
- List of current medications.
- Slippers or nonslip socks.
- Sleeping apparel.
- Toiletry items, such as toothbrush, toothpaste, brush or comb, and other personal hygiene items.
- Expectant parents: Bring an outfit for baby's trip home and an infant carrier.
Print and complete the "Hospital Admission Checklist" prior to your arrival. This is also convenient to carry around with you so you can share useful health information with your doctors and healthcare providers.
Don't worry if you forget something. Our staff will see that you have what you need to make your hospital stay comfortable.
What not to bring:
The hospital is not responsible for damaged or lost items. If you wish to have your valuables placed in the hospital safe, the staff will help you make arrangements.
The Café is pleased to work with you and your physician to provide delicious and nutritious meals during your stay. You will be able to choose the food you want from a restaurant-style menu. Simply call the number provided on the menu, and your meal will be delivered in 45 minutes or less.
New parents in our obstetrics department will receive a complimentary "congratulations" dinner during mom's and baby's stay in our Great Expectations birthing unit.
If there is a special day, such as your birthday or anniversary, during your hospital stay, we will be happy to provide you with an individual cake to celebrate your special day.
Release of health information
As a patient, you are entitled to obtain copies of your medical records. Here are instructions and guidelines for using Labette Health's authorization form. Please note that we are able to release only those records that pertain to procedures or inpatient admissions at Labette Health or one of our Labette Health Clinics. We do not have records of visits to your physician or other healthcare providers.