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For visitors at HCA Florida Putnam Hospital

We offer flexible visiting hours, a gift shop, volunteer opportunities and other amenities for guests at our hospital.

Visitor information

This information is designed to answer some of the most frequently asked questions of our visitors.

Cafeteria

The Breeze's Café at HCA Florida Putnam Hospital is currently not open to visitors.

Snacks and soft drinks may be purchased 24-hours-a-day from the vending machines located adjacent to the dining room/Breeze's Café and in the waiting room located in the emergency department.

Mail and flowers

You can send cards and flowers to your family and friends to make their stay more pleasant, and we will deliver them daily. Flowers are NOT allowed in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Mail received after they are discharged will be forwarded to their home. Mail for patients should be addressed as follows:

Patient Name
HCA Florida Putnam Hospital
611 Zeagler Drive
Palatka, FL 32177

Newspapers

Local newspapers may be purchased from boxes outside the front doors of of our hospital. The nurses' stations will have a limited supply daily of newspapers available upon request.

Smoking policy

To protect your health and the health of others, our hospital is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is not permitted in patient rooms, corridors, lobbies, waiting rooms or any other area of the hospital.

Visiting hours

Our hospital has open visiting hours depending upon the condition of the patient.

Children 12 years old and younger must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times when visiting the hospital.

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 Putnam 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.

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