Hospital Stay VH Mahoning Valley

Hospital Stay

Our physicians need to know what prescriptions, over-the-counter medications and/or vitamins our patients are currently taking. Please bring a list of medications upon arrival to the hospital. Make sure to denote dose, strength, and time administered. 

Personal Items

Patients are encouraged to leave their valuables at home. Any valuables brought to the hospital should be disclosed to your nurse so they may be included on an inventory and locked in the hospital's safe for security. We suggest that you keep no more than $5.00 in your room for small purchases. Vibra is not responsible for lost money or valuables brought into the hospital.

What Not To Bring

At Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley, the safety and care of our patients, staff and visitors is of upmost importance. For this reason, please do not bring the following items on hospital grounds at any time:

  • Firearms and/or Ammunition
  • Knives or Other Weapons
  • Drugs or Alcohol
  • Plug-in Electrical Devices (unless approved with hospital admissions and nursing)

Smoke Free

Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley is a smoke free facility. No smoking is permitted on the grounds of the hospital. 

Visiting Hours

Regular visiting hours are designated from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, seven (7) days a week. Additional times can be arranged through the nursing staff at the physician’s discretion. We ask you limit visitors to two per patient at any given time. Group visits can be arranged please ask a hospital team member where you can gather for a visit. 

No person under the age of 12 is permitted in a patient’s room requiring isolation precautions. No children under the age of 2 are permitted in a patient’s room. Please speak with a hospital team member if you would like to set up a visit with a child under the age of 2.

Visitors must use thoughtful consideration of each patient’s need for rest and keep the volume of their voices low. 

Food Services

A complete and nutritious diet is essential to a patient’s recovery. The food service manager and dietician are available to speak with anyone with questions, special needs or preferences.

The hospital menu offers a variety of dishes. The patient is able to select food items from a menu daily. Vibra strives to make restricted diets interesting, and special holidays recognized.

Due to possible diet restrictions, the patient’s family needs to check with the nurse before bringing any food or beverages to the patient.

For our visitors, there are vending machines on site and multiple restaurants within a 5-mile radius.