All patients must go through Admitting before undergoing any type of
procedure, including X-Rays and Lab work. Admitting is located through
the automatic doors on the left just inside the main entrance on Gause
Valuable Items We recommend that you leave your valuables at home. If you do bring a valuable item, it should be deposited in the safe in the Security Department, where you will be given a written receipt for all items that must be presented when you withdraw them. The hospital does not accept responsibility for items of value unless they are deposited in the safe. Dentures, eyeglasses and contacts should be placed in protective containers when not in use.
Smoke-free CampusUpholding our commitment to provide a safe and healthy environment, Slidell Memorial Hospital became tobacco-free in 2010. This policy prohibits the use of tobacco products by all SMH employees, volunteers, students, contractors, patients and visitors. Smoking and the use of other tobacco products is not permitted anywhere on hospital property, both inside or outside.
TelephonesLocal and toll-free calls may be made from the telephone provided in each room by dialing "9” and the number. To dial a patient room from outside of the facility, dial (985) 280-2200 and ask for the room number. Long distance and collect calls cannot be charged to your room. The use of cell phones is strictly prohibited within the hospital.
Gift ShopThe Care Package Gift Shop, staffed and managed by SMH volunteers, offers assorted gifts, candy and other items to SMH customers. The gift shop is located in the Gause Boulevard Lobby, and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Care Package can be reached by calling (985) 280-2200 ext. 1626.
Food ServiceWholesome, nourishing and well-balanced meals are an important part of your treatment and recovery. To provide you with superior food and service, the Camellia Café cafeteria is located on the first floor and is open daily:
Monday – Friday
11:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.
5 - 7 p.m.
7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Vending machines for snacks, light meals and beverages are located throughout the hospital and are available 24 hours a day.