Admission/What to Bring

Please use the north entrance. An ambassador will greet you at the door and direct you to the Maternal Infant Health Center. Parking is available in the Emergency Department parking lot.

What to Bring to the Hospital
For Mom:
•  Your insurance or medical card
•  Childbirth education booklet
•  Copies of your birth plan
•  Lip balm
•  Massage oil or lotion
•  Camera (to capture those special moments!)
•  List of people to notify of birth
•  Cell phone
•  Baby book
•  Robe, socks, slippers, nightgown
•  Bras: If breast feeding, two nursing bras; if formula feeding, well-fitted maternity or sports bra
•  Shampoo, conditioner, comb/brush, other hair care items
•  Deodorant, toothbrush/toothpaste
•  Clothes and shoes to wear home (a loose outfit is best)
•  Items to entertain your other children
•  Copies of your Living Will and/or Power of Attorney

For Dad/Partner/Coach:
•  Change of clothes
•  Snacks
•  Change for vending machine

For Baby:
•  Clothes for hospital baby photo and/or for going home
•  Socks or booties
•  Hat or cap
•  Infant car seat (required in Illinois)
•  Three receiving blankets
•  One heavy blanket (for car seat)
•  If formula feeding: a pacifier, if you plan to use

During your stay, Passavant will provide:
•  Hospital gowns
•  Disposable panties/sanitary pads
•  Baby gown/blanket
•  Disposable diapers for your hospital stay (be sure to have a supply at home)
•  If formula feeding, ready to use bottles of formula
•  Wifi for you laptop, phone, or other wireless device

Repeat Winners at Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K

Posted on: May 27, 2017

Jacob Covell, Kelly Vandermaiden, Henry Janssen and Tracy Dowell were the first place overall winners at this morning’s 25th Annual Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K Race at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, Illinois. This is the second year in a row that Covell and Vandermaiden finished first in the 5K. Covell’s winning time in the male division was 17 minutes, 20 seconds, bettering last year’s mark by 30 seconds. Vandermaiden improved her mark by 90 seconds in the female division by finishing at 19 minutes, 42 seconds. Janssen captured first overall in the men’s 10K category with a time of 36 minutes, 24 seconds. Dowell was first overall in the women’s 10K in 45 minutes, 30 seconds. Awards were also distributed to first, second, and third place finishers, male and female, in 14 age categories. Three hundred sixty-eight runners competed in this morning races through Jacksonville’s west side. The 2017 beneficiary is the Jacksonville Saints Special Olympics team. The complete list of age group winners and an overall finishers list is available here.

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