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    Visitor Information
    Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento


    Online Gift Store

    We encourage you to visit patients as often as possible, while allowing them the rest necessary to heal properly. Our open visitation policy is listed below under
    Visiting Hours. We also offer information about
    Food Services.

    In addition, our gift shops are available to send flowers and other items to inpatients.

    Gift Shops
    Sutter General Hospital:
    M-F 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
    Sat & Sun 9:00 AM-6:00 PM

    Sutter Memorial Hospital:
    Everyday 8:00 AM-8:00 PM

    We also offer an online gift shop, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience. Visit our Sutter General Hospital or Sutter Memorial Hospital stores.

    Visiting Hours
    Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento has an open visitation policy to provide patients with visitation options that work best for them, their families and loved ones. Visitors are welcome 24-hours a day. Our nursing staff will work with patients and visitors around visitation. Visitation by children is based on individual circumstances including the age of the children and the condition and prognosis of the patient.

    Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento Tobacco and Smoke Free Policy
    Sutter Medical Center Sacramento campuses which include Sutter General, Sutter Memorial, Sutter Center for Psychiatry, and Sutter Oaks Midtown are Tobacco are Smoke Free campuses as of October 1, 2007. This means that the use of tobacco in any form and all smoking is prohibited on these properties.

    Food Service
    For a nominal fee, your visitors can order meal trays to be served in your room at patient meal times. If a guest tray is desired, have your friend or family member visit the cafeteria cashier and pay for the meal. Then, they should obtain a menu from the nurses' station in your unit, make a selection and return the completed menu to the nurses' station. The guest tray will be delivered during your mealtime.

    Sutter General Dining
    Visitors are welcome in the Sutter General Dining Room, located on the second floor. The dining room is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Hot meals are served at the following times:
    Breakfast 7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
    Lunch 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Dinner 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    For the convenience of your visitors, vending machines and microwaves are located in the dining room. Beverages and snacks are available 24 hours a day. Snack vending machines are also located in the Emergency Room.

    Sutter Memorial Dining
    Visitors are welcome in the Sutter Memorial Dining Room, located near the Main Lobby. The dining room is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Hot meals are served at the following times:
    Breakfast 7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

    Lunch 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Dinner 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    For the convenience of your visitors, vending machines are located on the first floor near the Emergency Department waiting area and in the Patio Dining Room across from the Main Dining Room.

    A coffee bar serving hot beverages and specialty drinks is available near the dining area in both hospitals.

    With doctor approval, you may bring food (except for home-canned food) to the patient you are visiting. Some food may be restricted if it interacts with the patient's medications or is not listed on his or her diet prescription. There are no cooking facilities available to patients and visitors at the Medical Center and storage space for items like food is limited.

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