FOOD AND NUTRITION

Your Meals
Your meals at Wetzel County Hospital are prepared by the Nutritional Services department. The Nutritional Services department supervisor or head cook on weekends will visit you daily to assist with meal selections for the day They also perform diet training and check for food and drug interactions on a daily basis. Patient meals are served at the following times:

Breakfast: 8:00am
Lunch: 12 noon
Dinner: 5:00pm

Transitional Care Unit patients are served at the following times:

Breakfast: 7:00am
Lunch: 12 noon
Dinner: 5:00pm

Some tests and examinations may require your meal to be delayed or omitted. Please ask your nurse or physician if you have any questions.

Guest Meals
For patients under the age of 12, guest meals are provided for the patients sitter at no charge. The nursing supervisor will contact the Nutritional Services department to make the request. The nursing supervisor may also make other requests for sitter trays depending on the patient circumstances.

Special Services
Alternative menus are offered as a special service to our patients. Please ask your nurse, or Joe as he is making his rounds, if you would like more information on these services.

Nutrition Counseling
Nutrition counseling is available upon request. If you have questions concerning your diet or would like a nutrition counseling session, ask your nurse or physician to arrange a visit from the Hospital dietician.

Cafeteria
The Hospital cafeteria is located at the end of the main hallway and is open to visitors and families of our patients. Food is prepared daily. Meal times are as follows:

Lunch: 11:30am to 1:00pm
Dinner: 4:30pm to 5:45pm

Vending machines are available in the cafeteria 24 hrs a day.