What Visitors Need To Know

Gifts for Patients
Visitors should check with the nurse before bringing gifts of food or drink to patients. Please check with the nurse to make sure your gift is appropriate. In the critical care units, please check with the unit nurse regarding any gifts for patients.

Parking for patients and visitors is available in the hospital's parking complex. Parking is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All parking at Anderson is free. Patients and visitors are cautioned not to park in reserved areas or certain designated areas. Please be sure to lock your vehicle. If something happens which causes you to need assistance with your vehicle, please call the Switchboard Operator by dialing extension 6000.

ATM Services
ATM services are available in the vending area of the ICU waiting room located on the first floor.

Direct Dial to Patient Room
Dial 601-553-7 + Room Number

Anderson Pharmacy/Gift Shop
The Anderson Pharmacy and Gift Shop, located on the first floor of Medical Towers I, is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. In addition to providing complete pharmacy services, Anderson Pharmacy also has a wide variety of gift items, jewelry, magazines, greeting cards, candy, toiletries, flowers and plants. The Anderson Pharmacy/Gift Shop phone number is 601-483-4221.

Out-of-town Visitors
Guest rooms are available to out-of-town visitors for a moderate fee. For information regarding our guest rooms, please call the Switchboard Operator by dialing "6000.”

Cellular Phones
Due to the potential of cellular phones interfering with patient care equipment, the use of cell phones by patients or visitors is prohibited in highly instrumented clinical areas. We recommend that you limit your use of cell phones to non-patient care areas such as lobbies, waiting rooms and the cafeteria