Infant Carriers 

North Carolina law requires that your newborn be transported in an infant car seat. If you do not have a car seat in which to transport your baby from the hospital to your home, please talk to your nurse.

Fire Drills

For your protection, the hospital conducts fire and disaster drills regularly. If a drill occurs while you are here, please remain in your room and do not become alarmed. The hospital is a fire-resistant building, and the staff is trained in fire protection.

No Smoking

The campus of Morehead Memorial Hospital is smoke-free. No one is allowed to smoke or use any tobacco products on campus.

Maintenance

If equipment in your room (television, toilet, bed, etc.) needs repair, you may contact the maintenance department at extension 2274 or tell your nurse.

Safety Concerns

If you or your family have any safety concerns, please contact the Safety Officer at extension 2286.

Valuables

Do not keep checks, credit cards, jewelry or cash with you. If you brought any valuables to the hospital, please ask a family member to take them home or you may request your nurse put them in a secured valuables locker. The hospital is not responsible for any patient or visitor belongings.

Accreditation

Morehead Memorial Hospital is accredited by DNV Healthcare, Inc., which ensures our commitment to providing the highest quality care. The public may contact DNV to report any concerns or register complaints about a DNV-accredited healthcare organization by either calling 1-866-523-6842 or e-mailing: hospitalcomplaint@dnv.com.