Hospital Salmon Creek

For Patients & Visitors

For patients and visitors at Legacy Salmon Creek

We want your stay with us -- or your visit -- to be as pleasant and comfortable as possible. If you have further questions please call 360-487-1000.

The information below is specific to Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. Here's more information that applies to all Legacy hospitals.

Courtesy services

Bank machines: A First Independent Bank and cash machine is located on the first floor of Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center for our visitors.

The Gift Shop is on the second floor and carries flowers, greeting cards, personal items, reading materials and more. Open 7 days a week; hours vary.

The Healing Garden is on the third floor and provides a peaceful environment for patients, visitors and staff.

Lost and found items can be requested by calling Legacy Safety and Security Services at 503-413-7911 or the main hospital line at 360-487-1000.

Interpreter services: The hospital has access to interpreters for a number of foreign languages. Your nurse will be happy to provide more information this free service.

Mail, flowers and balloons will be delivered to the patient's room or forwarded to a home address if the patient has been discharged. (No flowers or plants in critical care areas.) Because many patients are allergic to latex balloons, please don't bring them to the hospital. (Mylar balloons are allowed.)

Newspapers are available in the front lobby outside the main entrance.

Notary services are available to patients free of charge upon availability. Ask your nurse for more information.

Prescriptions may be filled at The Apothecary, an outpatient pharmacy located in Suite 310 on the third floor of Medical Office Building A, near the sky bridge.

  • Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Closed for lunch 1 to 1:30 p.m.)
  • Phone: 360-487-3700 
  • Fax: 360-487-3709

Televisions are provided in each patient room.

Wireless Internet service is available in specific areas of the hospital; please ask your nurse.

Dining

All patients receive nutritionally balanced meals, including those with special dietary needs, at these times:

  • Breakfast, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
  • Lunch, noon to 1 p.m.
  • Dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m.

The Terrace Café is on the third floor of the main hospital and features light snacks, hot entrees, a salad bar and more.

The Creekside Espresso Cart is on the first floor near the main lobby.

Vending machines available on the first floor at the rest room alcove adjacent to the emergency room waiting area and on the third floor next to the Terrace Cafe.

Lodging

Please see this page of information about lodging for patients and families.

Parking/transportation

Bus schedules are available in the hospital lobby, by calling C-Tran at 360-695-0123, or by consulting the C-Tran website.

Designated visitor parking is available on levels 2, 4 and 5 of the parking structure, which is linked by overhead pedestrian bridges to the hospital and both medical office buildings. See a campus map.

Free valet parking is available Monday to Friday, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm for our patients while they are being admitted and discharged from the hospital. Just bring your vehicle to the main entrance of the hospital or medical office buildings and we'll park for you.

Security escorts are available around the clock to escort you to your car in hospital parking lots. Call extension "0" from inside the hospital or 360-487-1911 and we'll be happy to assist you.

Safety

Electrical Equipment -- Due to government safety codes, the only items you may use in patient rooms are battery-operated shavers, radios, clocks and laptop computers. Please leave all other electrical equipment at home.

Tobacco-free Policy -- Legacy Health is now entirely tobacco-free. (If you're trying to quit, we can help!) 

Spiritual services

Please see this page about our Spiritual Care Program. To reach a chaplain, please call 360-487-3440 and leave a message. For immediate or emergency requests, dial "0" for the hospital operator. If you prefer, you can ask a staff member to assist you in contacting a chaplain.

Visiting hours

Visiting hours are generally between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., but can vary according to patient needs. Please keep in mind:

  • Patients need care. Mornings and early afternoons are busy times for patients, doctors and nurses. Treatments, personal care and consultations usually happen between 7 a.m. to 3 pm.
  • Patients need rest. Please keep visits brief and limit the number of visitors. On the day of surgery, check with the nursing staff before entering a patient's room. If you'd like to call a patient's room phone, please do it before 9 p.m.
  • Patients need privacy. You may be asked to leave briefly during procedures, treatments, or other care activities.
  • Kids who are visiting must be accompanied by an adult at all times.