Visitor Info

At River’s Edge Hospital, we consider it a privilege to serve you and your family for your health care needs. River’s Edge provides a wide range of health care services at its facility.

Visiting Guidelines

Visitors can be good medicine for patients.  Family members and friends are welcome to visit.  Although there are no set visiting hours for most patient care areas, patient care is our primary concern at River’s Edge Hospital.  In order to enhance the quality of care, visits are encouraged but up to the discretion of the patient, doctor and nursing staff.  Children may visit but must be accompanied by an adult at all times, whether in the patient’s room, lobby or waiting areas.

Visitors should follow these general guidelines
  • Visitors should wash their hands before entering a patient’s room and upon leaving a patient’s room.  Hand sanitizer is located outside of patient room doors.
  • Visitors must dress appropriately, and must wear shirts and shoes.
  • Visitors with cold, fever, sore throats, or any contagious illness or disease should not visit patients.
  • Visitors should maintain a quiet environment and avoid unnecessary noise.
  • Visitors may be asked to leave the room during tests or treatments or when the doctor or nurse needs to see the patient.
  • Visitors may not smoke or use tobacco products in patient rooms or anywhere on the River’s Edge Hospital campus, including in vehicles.
Waiting areas are located in the following locations:
  • Main Reception Desk
  • Dining Area
  • Laboratory/Imaging
  • Emergency Department
  • Same Day Surgery

Public restrooms are conveniently located in the hospital near the main entrance, near the Laboratory/Imaging waiting area, inside the Emergency/Urgent Care waiting area, and near the Rehabilitation Services Department.  The Grill Cafe is open to the public from 6:3 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. – Noon on weekends. Vending service is available 24 hours a day outside The Grill Cafe.  A microwave is also available. The use of microwavable popcorn is prohibited in the hospital due to fire safety and patient comfort concerns.  WIFI is available as a courtesy to our patients and visitors.

Flowers and cards

We are happy to deliver flowers or cards to our patients.  Latex balloons are prohibited.  For your convenience you may send flowers and cards to:

River’s Edge Hospital
1900 North Sunrise Drive
St. Peter, MN 56082