What to Bring

Be prepared for your visit to Humboldt General Hospital by bringing:

  • A list of all the non-prescription and prescription medications you are taking, including dose and frequency. (Do not bring the medications.)
  • Your hospital insurance cards.
  • Your Medicare identification card.
  • If covered by State Medical Assistance, your current coupons.
  • Your co-pay / deductible identified by your insurance or one of our financial counselors.
  • A small amount of money (about $5).
  • The following personal items, each labeled clearly with your name: sleepwear (if you prefer it to a hospital gown); slippers (rubber-soled are safest); personal grooming items; contact lens, eyeglass or hearing aid case.

What Not to Bring

  • Appliances such as hair dryers, electric razors or curling irons.
  • Valuables, jewelry, wallets, credit cards or more than $5 cash. If you bring these with you, ask us to place them in our safe when you are admitted. We cannot accept responsibility for valuables left at your bedside.
  • Cigarettes or pipes.
  • VCRs or DVD players.
  • Cellular phones or other radio frequency transmission devices. These can interfere with patient-related equipment.
  • Personal medical equipment. The hospital will furnish any required medical equipment.