Your Safety at Fort Duncan
Learn more about staying safe during your stay at Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center.
Smoking is strictly prohibited throughout Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center.Patients, visitors and staff may smoke only in the designated smoking areas.
Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center is a fire-resistant building and the staff is trained in fire protection. For your protection, the hospital regularly conducts fire and disaster drills. If a drill occurs while you are here, please remain in your room and do not become alarmed.
Every medicine that you receive in the hospital is reviewed, prepared and delivered by a licensed and registered pharmacist. The pharmacist screens your medications to make sure there is no potential for drug interactions, and that you are not given any drug to which you might be allergic.
Valuables or Lost Items
Patients are asked not to bring items of value to the hospital. If you do bring anything of value, it should be deposited in the safe in the Cashier's Office located on the ground floor in the hospital Lobby. You will be given a written receipt for all items, which must be presented when you withdraw them. The hospital does not accept responsibility for items of value unless they are deposited in the safe. If you lose something, please notify your nurse immediately, who will report the loss to Security Services.
In an effort to insure the safety and well being of all our patients, the Hospital Safety Committee has determined that cellular telephones and radio transmitters should not be used in the Emergency Department. Cellular telephones must be turned completely off because the devices transmit even in standby mode. Thank you for your cooperation.