visitors200Welcome to Shoshone Medical Center!

The Admitting Desk in the main lobby of SMC is the central hub of information.

Admissions phone # is (208) 784-1221.

Please stop at the reception desk in the lobby to enquire about visiting your family or friend.The receptionist can let you know if the patient can receive visitors and if visiting hours are restricted.You will be directed to the patient room if permitted.

For safety purposes, exterior doors of SMC are locked from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. weekdays and from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. weekends.If visiting after hours, please ring the doorbell and a staff member will open the door for you.


If you have a family member or friend in the Emergency Room, please check with the admitting staff for assistance.


Mylar balloons are welcome, but please refrain from latex – too many allergies.


SMC is a SMOKE FREE CAMPUS which includes tobacco cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes.Your help in honoring this policy is appreciated.


We all love our pets but for safety and health reasons we ask that you do not bring them into the hospital or on hospital grounds.Of course, certified service animals are welcome.


Meals are served to patients at 7 am, Noon and 5 pm. Snacks are always available for patients – just ask a nurse.Families are welcome to enjoy a meal with their loved one– either call the Dietary department at extension 317 or ask a nurse to set this up.

Everyone is welcome in the cafeteria – hours are 6:30 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m., Monday- Friday.Weekend hours are 7:00 a.m. to approximately 3:00 pm.The cafeteria offers breakfast and lunch.Lunch features fresh salad bar with a daily soup and lunch special plus menu.

Coffee is always available in the waiting room by the nurse’s station and in the main lobby by the vending machines.

AGAIN, WELCOME!If you have any questions about visiting, please ask at the admitting desk or nurses station.