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Birthplace and Special Care Nursery

81 Highland Avenue
Salem MA 01970

Birthplace: 978.354.3330

Special Care Nursery: 978.354.3314

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Salem campus

Enter campus using the upper Highland Ave. entrance. Follow signs to the back of the hospital where you will find dedicated parking.

Birthplace and Special Care Nursery visiting information

Adult patients may have one support person present throughout their stay in the Birthplace. In addition, healthy, masked, COVID-symptom-screened visitors are permitted to visit mothers in the Birthplace, following the guidelines below:


During labor & delivery, the support person and designated visitor are permitted at any time. Postpartum visitors are welcome daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Labor & Delivery:

One designated visitor and one support person are permitted. They may leave the patient’s room and return, but may not be replaced by another visitor or support person.


One support person is permitted without restriction on hours. In addition, two visitors at a time are permitted during visiting hours. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.


All visitors/support persons must check in at upon arrival to the Birthplace for screening and clearance. Support persons will be provided a wristband.

Waiting area:

The Birthplace waiting room will be open with three designated seating areas separated for infection control. Only patients, designated visitors and support persons are permitted in the waiting room.


Patients, visitors, and support persons must remain masked in the Birthplace.

Special Care Nursery Visitors

  • A maximum of two visitors (including support persons) may accompany/visit a neonatal patient.
  • Visiting hours: 11 - 8 p.m. seven days a week.

Maternal Child Health Education Classes

81 Highland Avenue
Salem MA 01970
Tel: 978.354.3909