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What to Bring

What to Bring

We want all patients and their loved ones to be prepared for their stay at the hospital during inpatient treatment. Please read our lists of permitted and prohibited items below. Any prohibited items brought to the hospital will be sent home with family or kept in a secure storage area until the patient is discharged.

Permitted Items

  • Three changes of clothing (washers and dryers are available)
  • Basic toiletries and grooming aids
  • Glasses, contacts, contact solutions, hearing aids and batteries
  • Slip-on shoes and socks
  • One set of warm outerwear
  • Appropriate sleepwear and undergarments
  • Lip balm
  • Flowers with the patient name and ID number in a plastic vase

Prohibited Items

  • Shoelaces, drawstring pants and drawstring hoodies (strings will be removed)
  • Any clothing with inappropriate logos or designs
  • Boots of any kind
  • Sharp objects including picture frames, knives, nail clippers, tweezers, sewing needles, wire or metal bound notebooks and glass vases
  • Nail polish and remover
  • Lighters, matches and lighter fluid
  • Disposable razors
  • Money over $20
  • Credit cards and checkbooks
  • Pillows and bed linens
  • Hangers
  • No metal cases, containers or objects
  • Hair dryers (each unit will provide a hair dryer)
  • Cell phones
  • Curling irons
  • Alcohol or alcohol-based products
  • Outside food and drinks
  • Controlled medications
  • Personal electronic devices

Call Sierra Vista Hospital at 916-288-0300 to learn more about our treatment programs, schedule a free and confidential assessment or refer a patient. We are here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.