Cafeteria and Gift Shop

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Café V, White River Medical Center's cafeteria offers visitors a wide variety of dining options. Diners may choose from the plate lunch menu, grill, pizza, salad bar, or specialty menu. The hospital proudly serves Starbucks products in the coffee bar.

Café V Hours: Mon-Sun, 6am to 10pm

Grab and Go Only: Mon-Sun, 8pm to 10pm

Gift Shop

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The Cheering Section Gift Shop is operated and staffed by hospital volunteers. Proceeds fund the purchase of medical equipment, nursing scholarships, and volunteer special programs. The gift shop provides a great place for visitors and employees to shop for the latest in home décor and gift items. Our buyers attend markets in Dallas and Atlanta searching for the latest trends and gift ideas.

You can also select get-well items from the gift shop to be promptly delivered to a patient's room. 

Email a Patient

When your family or friends are patients at White River Medical Center (WRMC) or Stone County Medical Center (SCMC), you can let them know you're thinking of them by sending an e-card.

Submit the form below and your message will be hand-delivered to a WRHS patient during regularly scheduled hours of business, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. This is a quick and easy way to let your loved ones know you care!

In most cases patients look forward to telephone calls from family and friends while in the hospital and calls are welcome and encouraged. At WRMC, most patient rooms may be reached by calling (870) 262 plus the four digit room number. Patients of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit may be reached by calling (870) 262-1200 and asking to be connected to the patient's room. To speak with patients being cared for in Senior Haven, Intensive Care and Intermediate Care please dial (870) 262-1200 and ask the operator to connect you with the Nurse's Station for the department needed. Calls may be arranged as long as the call doesn't interfere with the patient's care and recovery.

At SCMC if you know a patient's room number you may use the automated phone system to connect with the patient's room. Dial (870) 269-7444, at the prompt choose option 1 and enter the four digit room number. To ask for a patient by name, dial (870) 269-4361 and ask to be connected the patient's room.

Please note that messages to individuals not listed on our patient directory are undeliverable.

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Non-Smoking Facility

In accordance with Arkansas Act 134, all White River Health System (WRHS) owned and leased properties are smoke free. Tobacco use of any kind, including chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes, is not allowed in buildings or on the grounds for the health and safety of our patients and visitors. Thank you for your cooperation.

Visiting Hours

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, hospitalized patients may have two visitors at one time. Patients may request a visit from their personal Minister/Priest. Family members age 16 and older are allowed to visit. 

All visitors should use the White River Medical Center East entrance and Stone County Medical Center Emergency Department entrance. Visitors will be asked questions regarding possible COVID-19 symptoms and exposure, the name of the patient they wish to see, and asked to allow a temperature screening. Every person entering a WRHS facility is required to wear a surgical mask. One will be provided if needed. Bandanas, cloth masks, and neck gators do not provide adequate protection and are not permitted.

  • There is no limit on how many visitors a patient can have in a day. However, a patient may only have two visitors at a time in a room.
  • Exceptions to the policy may be made for patients receiving end of life care and other special circumstances.
  • Two parents or legal guardians are allowed to be with minor children receiving care in the emergency department, inpatient care, and outpatient surgery. 
  • Patient visitors may dine in Café V and visit the gift shop.

Patients receiving outpatient care in the following settings may have one visitor/support person accompany them. 

  • WRHS Clinics
  • WRMC Ambulatory Surgery Center 
  • Outpatient Imaging and Surgery at Stone County Medical Center and White River Medical Center

We understand the challenge this creates for our patients and their loved ones. We are taking these measures for the protection of our patients and employees based on guidance from the Arkansas Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control. Thank you for your cooperation.

Act 311 of 2021 sets minimum standards for visitation for healthcare organizations licensed by the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH).  Read the ADH guidance for visitors here


In order to protect the health and well-being of our patients, caregivers, and visitors please follow the isolation precaution instructions posted outside patient rooms.