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Patient Televisions & Telephones

To help make your stay more pleasant, televisions are available for rent in patient rooms.

The rates for these services are as follows:

  • Telephone and Television: $12/per day
  • Television: $6/per day
  • Telephone: $6/per day

The telephone rental includes unlimited usage within the continental U.S. Television rental includes an expanded variety of DirecTV channels and local channels. A list of channels is included in your packet. To activate your bedside television or telephone service, dial extension 4492 and follow the instructions. Please do not hang up until you confirm your order.

Charges for television and phone service can be placed on your home telephone bill, a major credit card or a TeleHealth Prepaid card. There will be a one-time activation fee of $5.50 to place the charges on your home telephone bill. For patient convenience when ordering TV service, there are three TeleHealth prepaid card machines in the Hospital. They are located in the main lobby near the Gift Shop, on 2 East near the elevator and on 3 South across from the elevator. Once you have activated your service, you may call the rental system to stop service at extension 4389 or service will automatically be cancelled upon discharge.   If you are interested in finding out about the TV/telephone financial assistance program, please speak to your nurse or contact Social Services at extension 4248.

Telephone Dialing Instructions:

Local Calls: 9 + number  Long Distance: 9 + 1 + area code and number
Toll Free Calls: 9 + 1 + area code and number

Important Numbers:

Rental Activation: Ext. 4492
Television Repair: Ext. 4389
Telephone Repair: 0 (dial operator)