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For visitors at HCA Florida Ocala Hospital

We offer surgery text updates, a coffee shop, volunteer opportunities and other amenities for guests at our hospital.

Visitor information

This information is designed to provide you with more information about some of the services we offer our visitors.

Coffee shop

Symmetry Coffee focuses on providing a world-class coffee shop, offering ethically sourced coffee and teas.

Conveniently located in our main lobby, Symmetry Coffee is open Monday through Saturday 6:30am-6:30pm.

Pastoral care

During your stay at HCA Florida Ocala Hospital, you can request to have a visit with our chaplain. Our chaplain is available for your spiritual needs, offering a caring ministry that is supportive and encouraging.

Pastoral care offers spiritual care for patients and their families:

  • Conversation, relationship, fellowship and friendship
  • Counseling to help find peace, wholeness and health by focusing on specific life issues
  • Spiritual encouragement with the ministry of presence, prayer and scripture reading
  • Distribution of Bibles and other resources

Our chaplain, Jim Riley, is available Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:00pm. In addition to our chaplain, you may request services from other community clergy or religious leaders by contacting your nurse, case manager or social worker. These services are available through our case management department.

To reach our chaplain, call (352) 425-8911.


Your spouse, a relative or friend may accompany you to the outpatient lobby. We are allowing two guests per patient older than 18 years old. Waiting area space and guest facilities are limited, so please do not bring additional visitors. No more than two visitors are allowed in the outpatient area. One visitor will be allowed for Emergency Room visits. All visitors must screen negative on a passive screening before entering the building.

Patient surgery text updates

To keep families informed on the progress of their loved one's surgery, we offer a service that provides updates via text message.

To keep families informed on the progress of their loved one's surgery, we offer a service that provides updates via text message.

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteers are an integral part of the hospital experience for our patients and visitors.

Volunteering at our hospital

HCA Florida Ocala Hospital offers volunteer opportunities to people to contribute their time to improve the quality of services offered to our patients and their family members. If you are motivated to donate your time and talents and want to give back to your community, we invite you to join the dedicated group of volunteers at our hospital.