Gifts, food and balloons
Visitors should check with the nurse before bringing gifts of food or drink to patients. To help protect patients, visitors and staff with latex allergies, latex balloons are prohibited.
Photography, including cell phone and videotaping, is allowed on campus only after obtaining permission from all patients, employees, and/or visitors being captured in the image. If the patient is unable to give permission, permission should be obtained from the patient's family members and the nurse manager/nursing supervisor.
Mayo Clinic Health System in a smoke-free institution. Smoking is not permitted in any facility or on clinic or hospital grounds.