Visitor Information


Visitors to Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center should park in the parking area on the east side of the Hospital. The parking entrance is located on Earl Frye Boulevard. Parking is also available in front and side of the front of the hospital.

Parking lots are patrolled regularly by hospital Security Officers. The Security Officers may be reached by dialing 315-1872. If you need to contact Security after hours, please contact the operator at 256-7111.

Please do not park in fire lanes, reserved spaces, or spaces designated for ambulances. 

Patient Pickup

Patients can be picked up at the Main Entrance on the Boulevard seven days a week, at the Main Hospital entrance.


For the safety and comfort of our patients, visitors and staff, smoking is strictly prohibited in Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center facilities. One approved exterior smoking area is provided in the parking lot.

Cell phones and 2-Way Radios

Due to the possibility of electronic interference of medical equipment, the use of cell phones and 2-way radios is prohibited within our facilities.

Making Outside Calls

For local calls from all Hospital phones dial "9" and then the number. For Long Distance Calls Dial 0. The operator will ask you how you would like the call billed and assign a long distance line to your phone for the duration of your call. Telephone devices to assist the deaf and hearing impaired can be obtained upon request.

Calling Hospital Extensions from within the Hospital

Simply dial the last four digits of the number.

Calling Hospital Extensions from outside the Hospital

Dial directly by dialing 256 and then the extension number. Callers outside the Hospital can call a patient directly by dialing 256-6 and then the room number.

Calling a Patient

Each patient has a direct phone number to their room that is assigned upon admission.  If you know the patients room number, you may dial 256, then 6 plus the room number.  If you do not  know what that number is please call the operator at 256-7111 and ask to be connected.

Pastoral Care and Chapel Services

Pastoral care and counseling is provided by chaplains who are available to assist patients and their families at any hour.

An interfaith chapel is provided for prayer and meditation and may be used by you, your personal minister or your family and friends. It is open at all times and is located near the Central Nursing Station.

Our Staff

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

Magnolia Room (Cafeteria)

Hospital visitors may dine in the cafeteria located on the first floor. We offer a full meal along with several grilled items. The cafeteria is open to the public as well as to hospital staff during the following hours:  

7 - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
5 - 6:30 p.m.

Guest Trays

If requested, guest trays can be purchased for a charge of $3.00 plus tax per meal. Please contact Dietary Services at 256-6235 for more information.

Restrooms and Vending Machines

Restrooms are located in or near visitor waiting rooms and in the hallway toward the front of the building.

For the convenience of our visitors, there are vending machines located in the Outpatient Pavilion (near ICU).