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For Our Patients & Visitors

Welcome to Daviess Community Hospital

The information included in this tab will help you learn more about our hospital and answer some of the frequently asked questions. Visiting the hospital is not something many people look forward to, but we have gone above and beyond to ensure your time with us is as convenient and enjoyable as possible. Continue reading to learn more about the various services available to patients and visitors.

General Information

The Information Desk is located inside the main entrance. Attendants are available to assist with room direction and other information.


Click here to view the cafeteria menu for this week.


The Daviess Community Hospital Campus is smoke-free - no smoking is allowed.


Visitors are welcome to use the main parking lot in the front of the hospital.

Visiting Hours

We understand the importance of visitors for our patients' emotional, mental and spiritual well-being. Family, friends and clergy may visit during the hours listed below. Please be advised, visitors may be asked by staff to leave, especially if a patient needs rest. Any visitor with symptoms or signs of a communicable illness or disease should not visit the hospital. Also, due to infection control guidelines, children under a certain age may be asked to not visit specific areas.

Sending Gifts to Patients

Letters, flowers, and other gifts can be sent to the hospital with the patient’s name and room number. We deliver gifts to patient rooms daily. Mail delivered to the hospital after a patient’s discharge will be forwarded to their home. For the safety of our patients, flowers and plants are not allowed in the Intensive Care Unit. Additionally, we ask that you do not bring Mylar balloons into the hospital as some patients may be allergic.

General Medical/Surgical Units - Visiting hours are open, but may change during flu season.

Mother/Baby Unit - Visiting hours are open but may change during flu season.

Labor and Delivery Unit

To provide an environment where the patient can be supported by family members during their hospitalization, yet allow medical staff to provide the highest level of care, visitors will be allowed in LDR based upon the patient’s condition and at the discretion of the attending physician/nurse in consultation with the patient. Additional visitors are welcome to wait in the family lounge area, which is located on the LDR unit.

Intensive Care

Visiting hours are tailored to fit the needs of our patients. Please check with the nurse about appropriate visiting hours for your loved one by calling 812.254.8852.

Acute Rehabilitation Unit

In general, visiting hours are limited to daily after 3 p.m. to allow patients to fully participate in their rehabilitation program. Please check with the nurse about appropriate visiting hours for your loved one by calling 812.254.8887.

Transitions Behavioral Unit

Check with the unit regarding visitation hours by calling 812.254.8886.


There are several lounges throughout the hospital on the various units. Family and friends of those having surgery may want to stay in the surgery lounge located next to the same day surgery unit.


The chapel is always open for prayer and reflection. The chapel is located on the 1st floor, just west of the hospital's emergency room entrance.

Patient Billing

A customer service representative is available to answer specific financial questions or to receive a payment Monday through Friday near the main lobby of the hospital.

Telephones/Cellular Phones

In most cases, cell phones and pagers may be used in the hospital. Please check with the nurse prior to using your mobile device.

Short-Term Lodging

There are several nearby hotels in Washington. Click here to check availability.

Contact Us

We are committed to improving the health of people who live in our community. If at any time you feel that care is less than excellent, please feel free to contact us at (812) 254-2760 x 4500 or email to The Quality Department will work with you to resolve the issue. If you are not satisfied with the resolution, you can reach out to any member of the Daviess Community Hospital Administration by calling 812-254-2760, x 1100 or the organizations listed below.

Indiana State Department of Health
2 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-1325

Office of Quality and Patient Safety

The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(800) 994-6610