Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Emerald Coast

  • Hospital/Medical Center

Visitor Information

Ascension welcomes family and friends of our patients. We’ve provided the information below to help make your visit convenient and comfortable.

We know how important it is for patients to have the support of friends during their hospital stay. Our visiting policies have been designed to meet the needs of our patients and their visitor, while also ensuring our patients receive the rest and care they need. 

Medical/Surgical Unit

Open visitation hours from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Intensive Care Unit

  • 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. 
  • 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
  • 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
  • 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
  • 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
  • 8:15 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Progressive Care Unit

Open visitation policy EXCEPT during the following hours: 

  • 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. 
  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

One visitor is permitted to stay after 9 p.m. with the patient if needed. 

  • Sacred Heart is a smoke free hospital. 
  • We ask that children be at least twelve years of age in order to visit patients at the hospital. Exceptions to this policy may be granted by discussing it with one of the Patient Care Managers or House Supervisors. 
  • We ask that you take special care to allow your loved one to get rest, which will help promote recovery. 
  • We welcome members of the clergy to visit at any time.