The University of Chicago Medicine has implemented a new electronic visitor system to create a more orderly process for patients and visitors to appropriately access our facilities. This new computerized system is in operation in Comer Children’s.
Visitors will require a photo ID to check in at the security desks located at the Comer main entrance or Comer Emergency Department. They will be issued a wearable visitor badge that will include photo, name, and unit/room number of patient, date and time. The badges will be active for 24 hours and must be worn at all times. Passes will be color-coded by building to aid in identification of visitors who may be lost and in need assistance.
All visitors will be checked against the visitor list and visitor restriction list.
Four visitor passes, in addition to wristbands for two parents/guardians, will be available for each patient room on Comer 5 and 6. Two passes will be available for the NICU and PICU/CICU.