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Hospital information

Visitor Policy: Revised 12/30/21

Due to the current increase in Covid cases and in order to support the social distancing critical to the COVID‐19 response, no visitors will be allowed in MLK Community Hospital as of 8 p.m. Dec. 30, 2021 until further notice with the exceptions below.

Any visitors who are allowed must take a temperature test and answer a series of screening questions.

One (1) visitor allowed for:

  • Parent/guardian for patient under 18
  • Maternity patients admitted to OB
  • Emergency Department companion (if needed)
  • End‐of‐life situations

These measures are temporarily in place to protect you, your family members and your community.

We appreciate your understanding and patience during this time.


Actualización de la política de visitantes: 30 de diciembre de 2021

Para apoyar el distanciamiento social crítico para la respuesta COVID‐19, no se permitirá ningún visitante en Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital a partir de las 8 p.m. del 30 de diciembre de 2021 hasta nuevo aviso con las excepciones a continuación.

Cada visitante que está permitido debe tomar una prueba de temperatura y responder a una serie de preguntas de detección.

Se permite un (1) visitante en estos casos:

  • Padre/tutor para pacientes menores de 18 años
  • Pacientes de maternidad admitidos a obstetra
  • Compañero en el Departamento de emergencias (si es necesario)
  • Situaciones de fin de vida

Estas medidas son temporales para protegerlo a usted, a los miembros de su familia y a su comunidad. Agradecemos su comprensión y paciencia durante este tiempo.

Who can use this hospital? You can!

It doesn’t matter if you have health insurance, what language you speak, where you are from, or if you can pay for our services. Our primary goal is to make every resident of South Los Angeles as healthy as they can be.

We're committed to creating an excellent patient care experience for you and your family. We’re proud to provide our community with highly skilled healthcare in a beautiful new hospital. When you need us, we’ve got you covered.

Our patient-first philosophy

In our hospital, we take a patient-focused approach to healthcare, which means that our patients—you—are at the center of every decision we make. When you become our patient, you and your family become the most important members of the healthcare team. We expect—and encourage you—to be actively involved in making decisions about your own care.

Understand your patient rights & responsibilities


As an important part of ensuring you have the right care, we may need to transfer you to another hospital.

We take care to arrange transfers in the safest, fastest way possible.

Read more about transfers in the FAQ above.

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Patient forms & notices

Find important information related to your privacy, our non-discrimination policy, and giving other people permission to see your health records.

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) notice of privacy practices

Patient rights & responsibilities

Non-discrimination policy

Notice of charity care & fair pricing

Medical records release form

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Our mission

To provide compassionate, collaborative, quality care and improve the health of our community


Our vision

To be a leading model of innovative, collaborative community healthcare


Our values

Caring, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence