Temporary Visitor Restrictions

Because the number of influenza cases has significantly increased throughout the region, children age 12 and under may not visit patients effective Wednesday, January 8. This applies to all Wake Forest Baptist inpatient locations and will remain in effect until the number of flu cases decreases significantly.

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    Visitor Information


    Campus Map

    Our Lexington Medical Center Campus Map will help you find your way around Lexington Medical Center and surrounding physician clinics.

    Visiting Hours

    General Visiting Hours

    Medical Surgical Units: 8 am to 8 pm

    Critical Care Unit Visiting Hours

    8:30 am to 8 pm and 8 pm to 6:30 am 

    • Only two visitors at a time  
    • Children under 12 years old must remain attended in the Critical Care Waiting Room  
    • Food is not allowed in patient rooms  

    Birthing Center Visiting Hours

    • General Public: 10 am to 8 pm
    • Father/Support Person: Open hours
    • Grandparents: Open hours
    • Siblings accompanied by an adult: 10 am to 8 pm  

    Visitor Courtesy

    • Visitors should limit visits to no more than 15 minutes  
    • Limit the number of visitors to no more than three at a time unless otherwise stipulated  
    • Children under 12 years of age are not permitted in patient rooms  
    • Children should not be left unattended in the lobby or other waiting areas  
    • Visitors should honor the request of a patient if they do not wish to have visitors  
    • Visitors should use the Main Entrance at the front lobby during the normal hours of the day (The Main Entrance doors are open from 6:30 am to 8 pm)  
    • Food is not allowed in patient rooms  
    • Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the hospital campus  



    A television is provided in each patient room with the remote control located inside the bedside rails. A television guide is available in each patient room. 


    A private line telephone is located in each patient room. Local calls can be made by dialing "8" to obtain an outside line. The main hospital number is 336-248-5161 and your extension is the same as your three-digit room number with a "4" in front of that number. To access a patient room, dial 238-4 + the three digit room number. For example, if a patient's room number is 334 you may dial that room directly by dialing 238-4334. Dial the LMC switchboard operator (0) for assistance with long-distance calls. Pay phones are located in the lobby areas.  


    Local area newspapers are available in the lobby areas at a minimum charge. A volunteer will be glad to obtain a newspaper for you. Free magazines are available upon request to the volunteers. 

    Mail and Flower Delivery

    Volunteers are available to deliver personal mail and flowers daily. 



    Patient Meal Service

    At Your Request: Room Service Dining

    With At Your Request-Room Service Dining®, patients enjoy a unique dining experience similar to hotel room service. What makes this dining experience so special is that patients can order from an extensive menu whatever they want--whenever they want--as long as the kitchen is open and it conforms with their physician-ordered diet. Customized meals are available.

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    Each meal is freshly prepared and individually delivered to the patient's room in 45 minutes or less. Room service is available daily from 6:30 pm to 7 pm by dialing 65900. Patients can request meals as needed each day during the hours of operation. Service Response Center attendants verify that patients are ordering on a regular basis.


    Guest Meals

    Guest meals can be ordered at a nominal charge by dialing 65900. Family members and/or visitors may wish to go to the hospital cafeteria for a meal or snack.

    Cafeteria Hours

    • Breakfast: 6:30 am to 9:30 am
    • Lunch: 11 am to 2:00 pm
    • Dinner: 4:30 pm to 6 pm 

    Snacks/Vending Machines

    Snacks and beverages can be purchased in the vending machines.


    How to Get Here

    250 Hospital Drive
    Lexington, NC 27292

    New Patient Appointments:
    Contact Us: 336-248-5161

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