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Patient & Visitor Info

Welcome to Somerset Hospital. Thank you for choosing us as your healthcare provider.

For over 90 years, Somerset Hospital has been meeting the healthcare needs of Somerset and its surrounding communities. It is very important to us to continue this tradition.

From our highly trained physicians to our friendly, compassionate staff, we will do everything in our power to make sure you receive the quality healthcare that you deserve.

Our goal is to provide you with an experience you can recommend to family and friends. During your stay with us, we want to ensure that we exceed your expectations. If there is anything we can do to make your experience here more positive, please do not hesitate to contact any member of the administrative team at 814-443-5221.

Accommodations

What to bring with you for your stay

When you come to the Hospital, please bring only a few personal items for your stay-toilet articles, such as toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, night clothes, robes and slippers. Please keep eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids and contact lenses in properly labeled containers in the bedside stand. The Hospital cannot assume responsibility for the loss of personal items, money or valuables that are left in your room.

Leave valuables such as jewelry and money at home, or send them home with members of your family. If you must bring valuables, notify the nursing staff. Staff nurses will take your valuables to the hospital safe.

Parking

Parking for patients and visitors is available in the main parking lot outside of the main entrance to the hospital, or in the lot directly across from the hospital on Church Street. Parking is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All parking at Somerset Hospital is free except for on-street parking, which is regulated by Somerset Borough. Please be sure to lock your car.

ATM

There is an ATM located on the 1st floor of the hospital to the right of the registration desk at the Main Entrance.

Tobacco Free Policy

As a leader of healthcare in the community, the Tobacco Free policy is a statement to our patients, employees, and visitors that we are striving for a healthy environment. It is Somerset Hospital’s belief, that by eliminating tobacco use, the risks to patients and visitors are reduced including possible adverse effects on treatment, reducing the risks of passive smoke to others and reducing risks of fire. This policy applies to all buildings, grounds, parking lots, ramps, vehicles and sidewalks adjacent to Somerset Hospital and Affiliates owned or leased properties. This includes smoking and the use of any tobacco product including electronic devices.

Somerset Hospital does offer free smoking cessation classes. For more information, please call the Community Connection at 814-443-5735.

Dining Options

Room Service Dining Somerset Hospital offers “At Your Request: Room Service Dining”. This is a complimentary program offered 7 days a week to meet your nutrition needs and requests. Most of the items on the menu can be adapted to meet your special nutritional needs. You, your nurses or your visitors can order what you want to eat, when you want to eat it, anytime during the service hours of 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

You may place your order by dialing extension 5555. Your meal will arrive within 45 minutes.

If you have a family member or friend who wishes to dine with you, we do have guest meals available. These may be ordered through the same number as your meal, but there will be a charge of $5.00 for breakfast and $6.50 for lunch and dinner. Please plan on paying Meal Service Attendant upon receiving your meal.

Somerset Hospital Cafeteria

The Cafeteria is located on the first floor of the hospital. It offers a wide variety of entrée choices, as well as sides, salads, desserts and beverages. The Cafeteria is open Monday thru Friday; 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

The Heritage Café

The Heritage Café is located on the second floor of the hospital. Meals, sandwiches, salads and desserts are available for dine in or take out. The Heritage Café staff works in conjunction with the Somerset Hospital Auxiliary and volunteers to provide service to all patrons with proceeds returned to the hospital to benefit patient services. Café hours are 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturdays; and 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sundays.

Vending Machines

Vending machine areas are located in the Emergency Room waiting area, the 3B Visitor’s Lounge, the 3A Visitor’s Lounge, across from the “C” elevator on the 2nd floor and the Cafeteria on the ground floor. These areas are open 24 hours a day and provide snack food and beverages.

Chaplaincy Program

Somerset Hospital is committed to providing pastoral care for patients, their families and staff. Pastoral Care offers educational resources on hospice services, long term care, stress management and Bibles upon request.

Somerset Hospital offers access to a hospital based chaplain, who is not affiliated with a church, but solely dedicated to the ministry of healthcare. The Chaplain is available for general hospital visits, prayer, and administration of the sacraments of baptism, communion and support for terminal illness. If you would like to speak with a chaplain, please tell any staff member or dial the hospital operator. The Somerset Hospital Chaplain does make rounds daily Monday through Friday.

The Chapel is located near the South Center Avenue entrance and is open to the community for prayer and reflection. If you know someone in need of prayer, our chapel offers an anonymous prayer request box for your convenience.

If you prefer to see your own pastor during your hospital visit, Somerset Hospital supports this, and will make every effort to notify your pastor of your hospital stay if you so desire.