Visitor & Patient Amenities

Visitor & Patient Amenities

Cafeteria & Snacks

The cafeteria is located in the lower level of the hospital and is open seven days week.


  • Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Lunch:  11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Dinner:  4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Cup O’ Joe snack bar has traditional vending machine offerings and a specialty gourmet coffee machine.  The gift shop, open seven days a week, offers a variety of drinks, snack foods, and frozen treats.   Gift shop proceeds benefit the Loar Auxiliary, which raises money to assist Garrett Regional Medical Center.


Communication Devices & Accessibility

The use of cellular phones and wireless devices are only permitted in approved areas of the hospital.  If you are in an area where cell phone use is prohibited, our staff will provide notification.  For the safety and privacy of our patients, staff, and visitors, we ask that you do not use your electronic device to take or record photos, audio, and/or videos while at the facility.

To support patients or family members who are hearing-impaired, Teletypewriters (TTYs) are available in the Admissions department and can be reached from outside the hospital at (301) 533-4146.

Free wireless access is available for patients and visitors.  Visitors may call the 301-533-4000 to be granted access.


Loar Auxiliary Gift Shop

Located on the first floor of the main lobby, the Loar Auxiliary Gift Shop offers a variety of snacks, drinks, toys, seasonal gifts, household décor, flowers, clothing and accessories.  If you are outside of the facility and you would like to order a flower arrangement for delivery to a hospital patient you may call 301-533-4045 during business hours.


  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


GRMC Parking Map


All visitors are asked to park in lots specifically designated for visitors. Parking is provided free of charge. Click map to enlarge.


Tobacco/Smoking Policy

Garrett Regional Medical Center is a smoke and tobacco free facility.   Tobacco use, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and smokeless tobacco products, are not allowed. Vaping products are also banned.



All vendor representatives must have appointments to visit designated employees.  Purchasing will verify appointments and maintain a vendor identification log, as well as issue a vendor badge for GRMC identification. Appointments are accepted Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by calling 301-533-4020 or 301-533-4021. Click here to login/register.


Visiting Hours

Visitors of Garrett Regional Medical Center shall enjoy equal visitation privileges consistent with the patient’s preferences and are subject to the hospital’s justification of clinical restriction. Children under the age of 12 are not encouraged to visit.  In order to promote a healing environment, please refrain from visiting if you have a cold, sore throat, or any contagious disease.