Ascension welcomes family and friends of our patients. We’ve provided the information below to help make your visit convenient and comfortable.
***New temporary visitor rules have been implemented. Please contact the location before visiting for the latest guidelines.***
Visiting and Emergency Hours
Daily: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.
An adult must accompany visitors under age 12.
Emergency Hours: 24/7
Daily: 1 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Extended hours for new parents are offered.
Visitor or Outpatient Surgery: Entrance A
Rehab: Entrance B
Emergency Services: Entrance C
Clinic: Entrance D
Translation services are available upon request. More information can be found here.
Howard Young Medical Center and the surrounding property is smoke-free. Smoking is not allowed in our buildings or on the premises. If you are a smoker, we have resources available for you.
Howard Young Medical Center's cafeteria is located on the lower level.
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. - 10 a.m., 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
On weekends, vending machines are available in the Emergency Department waiting area and near the cafeteria.
There is a small shop tucked within the halls of the Howard Young Medical Center. Locals sometimes refer to it as the “best kept secret of the Northwoods.” The shelves of the VHYMC Gift Shop are well-stocked with unique home accents, ladies’ jewelry and wearables, hostess gifts, baby items, children’s books and gifts, greeting cards and more! The Gift Shop is operated by an all-volunteer team. Profits benefit the Howard Young Hospital and community projects. For more information, call 715-356-8128.
Gift Shop Hours
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Located on the second floor (main level) by the administrative office and "wall of history," the Chapel serves as a quiet place for reflection and prayer 24-hours a day to patients, families and staff.