Visitor Information

If you are visiting a patient at Lawrence General Hospital, or want to check on his/her condition, here are some things you might want to know to help make your visit easy so you can spend more time caring for your family member or friend.

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours are flexible throughout the day but end at 8:00 p.m. so patients can rest. Guests will want to check the patient’s schedule before visiting during the day, in case he/she is away from the room for tests.

ICU and CCU Visits

Visitors must check with the nursing staff before visiting on both the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Cardiac Care Unit (CCU). We ask that families limit the number of people calling directly to the nursing unit desk to one or two people.

Patient Information Line

To check on a patient’s condition, call our main information desk at 978-683-4000, Ext. 2411.

Free Valet Parking

Lawrence General Hospital has implemented Curbside Valet Services. Patients and their guests will be able to enjoy the complimentary valet service for their vehicles. Curbside attendants will be assisting with parking Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. easing access to the facility, coordinating traffic at the entrance, and welcoming patients at the main entrance with open doors and wheelchair assistance.

Parking Shuttle

Our free Courtesy Shuttle bus loops continually between the parking area and main lobby Monday – Friday from 6 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., and Saturday’s and Sunday’s from Noon – 8:30 p.m. Pick up the shuttle at the Courtesy Shuttle station in the visitor parking area.

Public Transportation

The MVRTA proudly serves the northeast region of Massachusetts. Scheduled bus routes frequently stop at the main entrance of Lawrence General Hospital seven days a week. For an updated inbound and outbound schedule of the 34 Prospect Hill bus stop, please click here. If you have any questions about the bus schedule, please call our main desk at 978-683-4000.

Cash Machine

An ATM is located across from the Cafeteria, B Level.

Vending Machines, Cafeteria, Gift Shop

There are vending machines for soft drinks and snacks on the Basement (B), Second, Fourth and Fifth floors near the Hamblet Building elevators. The Cafeteria is located on the B Level of the Hospital and is open from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Merrimack Lounge is located on the main level adjacent to the main lobby where hot and cold vending items are available, and the General Store Gift Shop is located in our main lobby, it’s open Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturday’s from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., and closed on Sunday.


Visitors should use the public restrooms adjacent to the main lobby.