We understand the importance of family and friends to speed the recovery of patients. Visitors are good medicine!

Hospital Visiting

Open visitation will be consistent with patient preferences. Quiet hours will be observed from 8:30 pm until 6:00 am.

Visiting children must be under adult supervision at all times.

Anyone with signs of acute, infectious illness is discouraged from visiting.

Hand Hygiene

Hand washing is encuraged before and after visiting. Visitors can help prevent the spread of germs and infection by following these simple steps:

Hand washing: A simple way to prevent infection -

Translator Service

Rusk County Hospital provides translator services at no charge to patients and visitors. Patients and family are encouraged to use the interpreter services whenever necessary.


Cafeteria Hours are from 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Canteen Hours: Open 24 hours
Complimentary coffee and tea available in hospital entrance waiting area near The Gift Shoppe.

Vending machines are located throughout the hospital:

If you would like a guest meal tray to be delivered to a patient's room, please arrange and pay for it at the Front Desk.

The Gift Shoppe

The Gift Shoppe is located on the first floor of the hospital next to the main Family Lounge and the Reception Desk. An extensive assortment of books, gifts, cards, jewelry, candy, and seasonal items are available at reasonable prices.

The Gift Shoppe is operated by dedicated volunteers from the Partners of Rusk County Memorial. All proceeds benefit the charitable works of the organization.

Hours: Monday - Friday: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Chapel Services

Ecumenical Worship services are held at our Chapel on Sunday and Thursday at 2:00 PM. The Chapel is also open during visiting hours for individuals seeking an area for quiet meditation or reflection.

Banking Services

Banking services are available through the Heritage Bank ATM near the hospital registration desk.

Telephone, Mail and Newspapers

Phones available for public use are located at the nurses' station and in the Emergency Room waiting area.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press newspaper is available in the hospital lobby.

Mail is distributed to patients by our staff. Outgoing mail can be placed in the mailbox located near the front entrance of the hospital.

Family Lounges

We have two family lounges throughout the hospital. Coffee is available for visitors in the front lounge between the switchboard and administrative offices.

Visitor Parking

Parking is available in front of the hospital and Marshfield Clinic.


We do not allow cell phone use within our facility. This is a smoke-free campus. We do not allow latex balloons as we are a latex free facility.