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Telephone Guide

Commonly Used Telephone Numbers
The following phone numbers may be helpful to you. You may dial the numbers as shown from your hospital room:

Hospital operator

(573) 882-4141

Administration (573) 882-8000 
Registration (573) 882-2141 
Cafeteria menu hot line (573) 882-8129 
Cafeteria deli ordering (573) 882-1800 
Chaplain (573) 882-2236 
Guest Relations (573) 882-1053 
Hospitality Line (573) 882-8220
Boone County National Bank (573) 874-8535
Information Desk (573) 882-3948 
Long-distance operator 9 + 0 
Main Street Café menu hot line (573) 882-1102 
Main Street carry-out ordering (573) 882-1100 
Medtique Gift Shop (573) 884-2550 
Pharmacy Services (573) 882-8600 
Security (573) 882-7147 
Social Services (573) 882-2221
University Hospital/Physicians (573) 884-3300

How to use your telephone
Local calls: From your room, dial 9 + the 7-digit
number you would like to call. Long-distance calls: Calls may not be billed to your room. Long-distance calls must be made collect or with a calling card. To place a collect call, dial 9 + 0 + the area code and number.

  • To access AT&T, dial 9 + 0 + the number.
  • To access Sprint, dial 9 + 1010333 + 0.
  • To access MCI, dial 9 + 1010222 + 0.
  • For all other carriers, check your calling card.

Directory assistance
There is a charge for directory assistance, including local directory assistance. For local directory assistance, dial 0. The hospital operator will look up the number for you. Long-distance directory assistance must be placed on a calling card.

Receiving calls
Phone calls for you will be transferred to your room by the hospital operator, or the caller may call your room directly by using the phone number that appears on the board at the head of your bed. Between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., all calls will be sent to your nurses station first. If you are in an intensive care unit, all calls will be sent to your nursing station and they will forward to your room as appropriate.

Communication aids for the hearing impaired
TDDs (telephone aids) are available for hearing-impaired patients, and TTYs (teletypewriters) are available for deaf patients. Sign language interpreters also are available. To arrange for these services, please contact your nurse.

Language interpreters
Interpreters are available to help patients and families who do not understand English. Please let your nurse know if you need an interpreter. El hospital ofrece los servicios de intérpretes de español para pacientes y familias que no entiendan inglés. Si usted necesita esos servicios, por favor pídalo al personal de enfermería. Prevodioci su na raspolaganju da pomognu bolesnicima i njihovim obiteljima koji ne govare ni razumiju engliski. Molim vas, obavijestite va e bolni arku ako trebate prevodioca.

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