Patients & Visitors

We have policies and procedures in place to help you and your family work with our doctors, nurses and staff to get the most from your hospital stay. 

Parking and Tram

  • Huntsville Hospital
    The visitor parking garage for Huntsville Hospital is located on Gallatin Street. Parking in the garage requires $2 to exit payable by credit card, debit card or a token. Token machines are located on each garage level as you enter the building. 
  • Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children
    Street level parking is available at Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children for patients and visitors. A limited number of metered parking spaces are also available for short visits (45 minutes or less). Additionally, a paid parking area is located on the west side of the building that requires $2 to exit payable by credit card, debit card or cash.
  • Madison Hospital
    Street level parking is available at Madison Hospital for patients and visitors.
  • Tram
    An overhead tram system provides visitors with free transport between Huntsville Hospital, Plaza Resource Center, Heart Center, Franklin Medical Tower and Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children.

Visiting Hours

  • Huntsville Hospital general visiting hours and guidelines
    Regular visiting hours conclude at 9 p.m. each night (unless otherwise posted). When accompanied by an adult, children under the age of 12 may visit patients for a maximum of 15 minutes (unless otherwise posted). With approval from the charge nurse, a patient may have one adult visitor remain in the hospital overnight. All visitors staying overnight must secure a visitor badge from the charge nurse.
  • Huntsville Hospital Intensive Care Units (ICU)
    Each of Huntsville Hospital’s ICUs offers different visiting hours. Staff and volunteers in the ICU Waiting area located on the ground floor near the Lobby have information about each ICU’s visiting hours and visitor policies. The ICU Waiting area also offers a variety of helpful amenities for ICU visitors. To contact the ICU Waiting area, call (256) 265-2015.
  • Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children
    Click here to view visiting hours for Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children.
  • Madison Hospital visiting hours
    Click here to view Madison Hospital visiting hours.


Bring insurance card(s), driver's license, a list of all current medications, personal toiletries and night clothes for overnight stays. Do not bring valuables, jewelry or excessive cash with you. If absolutely necessary, valuables may be stored for safe keeping. The Hospital is not responsible for any personal property kept in your room, including eyeglasses, dentures and clothing.

Our Staff

During your stay, you will come in contact with physicians, nurses and other members of our team such as dietitians, physical therapists and lab technologists. Each staff member should be identified with a hospital badge.

Smoking Policy

All of Huntsville Hospital's facilities and properties are tobacco and electronic cigarette/vape free for the safety and comfort of our patients, visitors and staff.