Make Your Stay Easier

Convenient Services & Amenities

At Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital, our goal is to do everything we can to make you and your guests feel safe and comfortable while you are in our care. To make your stay with us easier, below is a listing of some of the many services that are available to you and your family.


Our team of guest relations representatives and hospital volunteers will be happy to get you a wheelchair when you arrive at the hospital. Please ask any of our team members for assistance or visit the Welcome Center.

Places to Eat in the Hospital

We know that good nutrition helps heal the body, so there are a variety of dining options available for patients, families and guests at the IU Health Blackford Hospital cafeteria.

IU Health Blackford Hospital Cafeteria
Features an assortment of fresh and healthy food prepared daily by IU Health chefs.
Located on the main floor of the hospital.
Open Monday through Sunday, 11 am - 1 pm and 5 pm – 6:30 pm (dinner)

If you would like to get a breath of fresh air, there are many restaurants nearby. Please visit the Welcome Center for a full listing of dining options near the hospital and to get directions.

Internet Services

IU Health Blackford Hospital is pleased to provide complimentary wireless Internet access for you and your family and guests. The wireless network is available 24/7 in all areas of our hospital. In addition, most of our patient rooms are equipped with an in-room computer with online access. Please note that IU Health cannot provide technical help for your device or help connecting to the network.

Automated Teller Machines (ATMs)

For your convenience, an ATM is located on the main floor near the Dining Atrium.

Mail Services

Incoming Mail
Patients may receive mail while staying at IU Health Blackford Hospital. Anyone wishing to send mail to a patient should address his or her envelope as follows:

Patient name, room number
IU Health Blackford Hospital
400 Pilgrim Blvd.
Hartford City, IN 47348

Mail you receive after you leave will be forwarded to your home address.


Flowers and gifts may be delivered to the Information Desk at the main entrance of IU Health Blackford Hospital. Volunteers deliver these items on weekdays to patient rooms. 

Deliveries for Non-Disclosure Patients
For a variety of reasons, some patients choose to keep their stay in the hospital private. If you have asked us to not tell anyone that you are here by registering as a “non-disclosure” or “no information” patient, our team cannot confirm that you are a patient at the hospital. However, if a florist has your hospital room number, we can accept flower deliveries and bring them to your room.

Gift Shop

The IU Health Blackford Hospital Gift Shop offers a unique assortment of gifts for all ages. In addition to snacks and beverages, the gift shop offers a full selection of magazines, cards and balloons. Seasonal gifts are also available.

For any questions regarding the IU Health Blackford Hospital Gift Shop please call 765.331.2119

Tell Us About Your Experience

Listening to our patients and their families helps us understand the experiences they have within our facilities and allows us to make decisions that serve them better. We encourage patients and their families to take a moment to provide feedback and suggestions for how we could improve our service.