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Main Cafeteria

The main Cafeteria serves breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. It is located near the patient admitting entrance on the first floor. For hours of operation and menus, call ext. 6455 from within the hospital. IF calling from the outside, please dial 203.276.1000.
 

Jazzman’s Cafe 

Jazzman’s Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks and features fresh baked goods and a freshly prepared deli menu, including soups, salads and sandwiches. It is located just inside the main entrance of the hospital on the first floor. Carryout is available. Hours of operation are: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to midnight, and weekends, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call ext. 6455 for daily menus from within the hospital.
 

Vending Machines 

Located at the rear of the cafeteria dining room, vending machines are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, offering a selection of snacks and cold beverages. In addition, complimentary juice and coffee machines are available in most patient units. Please ask a member of your care team to show you the locations.
 

Guest Meal Trays

Visitors, who wish not to leave their patient’s bedside, may order a meal tray through the “At Your Request” Room Service Dining program. The hospital will provide up to two complimentary Guest Meal Trays per day, per patient.
To order a guest meal tray, please call the Department of Food & Nutrition at ext. 3663 (FOOD), or call 203.276.1000, from outside the hospital and ask to be transferred.
 

Office Services

Faxing, copying or other complimentary office assistance is yours for the asking. Please contact Volunteer Services at 203.276.7521 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
 

General Information

Our Information Desk is on the first floor of the main hospital building and is staffed from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., seven days a week. The desk attendant can help you with patient room and telephone numbers, local maps, directions, meeting locations, and more. Contact the Information Desk at ext. 7450, or call 203.276.7450 from outside the hospital.
 

Gift Shop

Stamford Hospital's gift shop is conveniently located on the main floor of the hospital.  It offers fresh floral arrangements, balloons, plush stuffed toys, candy, and other gifts. You’ll also find books, magazines, newspapers, personal care items and other sundries. Please stop by in person, or call to place an order over the phone. We welcome special orders in advance of birthdays and other special occasions, and we offer complimentary delivery to patients at Stamford Hospital. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, please call ext. 7458, or 203.276.7458 from outside the hospital.
 

Valuables

We ask that you leave your valuables with your family. If you are scheduled for surgery, you will be asked to remove all jewelry before entering the operating suite. If you arrive at the hospital with any jewelry, cash or other valuables, we suggest you store them with Security Guest Services. At your request, Security Guest Services will collect and securely store your valuables. They will return them at a time convenient for you.
 

Public Telephones

Public telephones are available on each floor.
 

Internet Access

You’re free to connect to the Internet wirelessly with your own laptop via the hospital’s “Guest” network. Stamford Hospital also offers laptop computers for daily use between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Each laptop is equipped to access the Internet and email and view Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint files, and most machines will play DVDs. To request a laptop, please ask a member of your care team as early as possible in the morning, or call the Medical Library at ext. 7522 or 203.276.7522 from outside the hospital. We also provide desktop computers with Internet access and data ports for laptop access in the library, located near the first floor Cafeteria, and open to the public from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you require individual assistance, please dial 7522 (outside line 203.276.7522).
 

Volunteers at Your Service

Call 203.276.7521. Volunteers are often available to help you with in-hospital errands, friendly conversation, and more, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 

Email Greetings

Friends and family of patients may send them an e-Card greeting. Volunteers print out and deliver messages every morning of each business day.
 

Volunteer Clown Troupe

The Health and Humor Associates (HAHA), a volunteer group of trained clown caregivers, make regular weekly rounds to all patient care units and waiting areas. These "Doctors of Mirth" are also available upon request to visit patients and their families.
 

Beauty and Grooming

During your hospital stay, you may schedule an appointment with a full-service salon that offers hair, nail, and skin-care services at your bedside. To inquire about pricing and to schedule an appointment, please call ext. 7355 or 203.276.7355 from outside the hospital.
 

Lending Library

To request a selection of books, please contact Volunteer Services at ext. 7521 (203.276.7521 outside the hospital), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or ask a member of your care team.
 
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