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Elkhart General Hospital

 Open 24 Hours
Visitor Restrictions are in place in accordance with the CDC and Indiana state guidelines.
General Visiting Hours: 10 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Patient Registration Hours: M-F 4:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Sat. 6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

About Elkhart General Hospital

For over 100 years, the highly skilled professionals of Elkhart General Hospital have been providing comprehensive medical care to Elkhart and surrounding communities. We are a patient-first health care organization whose ongoing mission is to help create healthier communities throughout Michiana. We carry out that mission one patient at a time. One family at a time. We carry out that mission by always putting our patients’ needs first.

And it’s not just a motto. We measure our services to all our patients through a formal satisfaction survey process. The results of the survey are shared throughout the organization. The needs and wants expressed by our patients become our needs and wants and, together, we continuously improve our quality of care. If you have comments, concerns, or questions about the care you received at Elkhart General, please call 574.296.6472 during the week day business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Elkhart General Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital located in lovely Elkhart, Indiana. Our Main Hospital Campus is situated in the City of Elkhart beside the beautiful St. Joseph River. Our full-service, 357-licensed-bed main hospital is comprised of over 300 physicians representing more than 30 medical specialties, and nearly 2,000 employees serve in nursing, technical, administrative, and support capacities.

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Instructions for Elkhart General Hospital

9 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday and 10 am – 5 pm Sunday

View In-Car Testing Map

You must have a doctor’s order BEFORE being screened.

  • As a reminder, our ER is open for any and all emergencies.
  • Screenings are performed at the Arcade entrance through the in-car screening process ONLY. NOTE: You will need to have a doctor’s order BEFORE being screened.
  • There is a number to call from your car once you arrive on site. You will be asked some screening questions.
  • Based on your answers you may or may not be tested.
  • If you are not tested, you may be given other directions for care.
  • If you are tested and depending on the severity of our symptoms, you may be asked to go home and quarantine or go to the hospital until your results have been received. NOTE: Every patient tested is called with their results regardless of whether they are positive or negative.
  • The line for in-car testing forms at the McNaughton Park parking lot across the street from the hospital. Please follow the signs as you enter the hospital campus.
  • There will be attendants at the lot who will signal to the appropriate car to leave the parking lot and move to the testing location.
  • The attendant will signal you when it’s your turn for testing at the Arcade Avenue entrance at the hospital.

Thank you for your patience and help to keep traffic flowing around the hospital.

Testing and Specimen collection pricing information 

Parking and Maps

Until further notice, Valet Services are closed at Elkhart General Hospital.

Visiting Hours at Elkhart General Hospital

Visitor Restrictions are in place in accordance with the CDC and Indiana state guidelines.

  • General Visiting Hours:  8:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Patient Information & Hours:  574-294-2621

Gift Shop

To support the CDC recommendations and the visitor restrictions put in place at the hospitals, Beacon Health System’s retail stores such as the floral shop and gift shops are now closed until further notice.
The Cheery Corner gift shop is the perfect place to browse in a cozy atmosphere with friendly staff who are ready to help make finding the perfect gift easy. From flowers, cards and balloons to baby gear, collectibles and holiday inspired gifts. This shop offers an array of unique gifts to help make your stay more comfortable. Cheery Corner is located next to the Martin’s Cafe in the Decio Pavilion.

  • Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Requesting Your Medical Records

There are a few ways you can request copies of your medical records, depending on the type of information you need. Learn more about how to request your medical records.

Classes and Events

View a list of upcoming classes and events at Elkhart General Hospital.

Volunteer

Becoming a volunteer at Elkhart General Hospital offers kind hearted folks the opportunity to be a joy-spreader to those around them, many times when it is most needed.

Providers at Elkhart General Hospital

Directions to Elkhart General Hospital

600 East Boulevard
Elkhart IN, 46514