For Visitors

When your loved one is at Backus Hospital, you can rest assured that they are in good hands.

Visitors at Backus Hospital
It is always a difficult experience when a friend, family member, or other loved one is hospitalized. It is our goal to help you feel less stress and be at ease. This section of our website will help you to find all the necessary information to make staying with a family member or visiting a loved on at Backus Hospital as easy as possible.

Hartford HealthCare does not deny, restrict, or otherwise limit visitation privileges on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

Visiting Hours

Due to COVID-19, visitor safety guidelines are in place at all Hartford HealthCare locations.

View our visitor safety guidelines


Vending machines are located in the Same Day Surgery and Emergency waiting rooms.

The cafeteria is open from 6:30am to 6:30pm.

Breakfast: 6:30 to 10:30am
Lunch: 11am to 1:40pm
Dinner: 5pm to 6:30pm

No hot food is available from 1:40 to 5pm. The cafeteria is on the ground floor in the E wing.

For Visitors