Make Your Stay Easier

Convenient Services & Amenities

At Indiana University Health Bloomington 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 are happy to get you a wheelchair when you arrive at the hospital. Please ask any of our team members for assistance or visit the nearest information desk.

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 IU Health Bloomington Hospital.


The Breakaway Cafeteria serves three healthy meals a day to the staff, visitors and patients of Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital and is located on the ground floor of the main campus.

Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 6:30 am - 7 pm (no service from 10:30 - 11 am and limited service from 2 - 5 pm)
Sunday: 6:30 am - 3 pm
Night service offered from 1:30 am - 4 am Monday - Friday

Menus are subject to change based on availability of food and supplies.

Friday, Jan. 23

Super Healthy Plate: Grilled Chicken Tenders, Wheat/Barley Pilaf, Carrots, Breadstick, Red Grapes, Skim Milk

Healthy Plate:  Pot Roast, Carrots and Mashed Potatoes                                                               

Honey Salmon, Pot Roast w/Gravy, Vegetarian Manicotti,  Grilled Chicken Tenderloins,
Green Bean Casserole, Crinkle Cut Carrots, Mashed Potatoes, Beef or Country Gravy, Garlic Bread  

Sandwich of the Day:  Pulled Pork BBQ w/Coleslaw  
Soups: Chicken Enchilada & Homemade Vegetable Beef
Pretzel Bread Sticks                                   


Super Healthy Plate: Mediterranean Chicken, Brown Rice, Raw Carrot Sticks, Fresh Apple, Skim Milk                                                               

Healthy Plate: Mediterranean Chicken, Corn and Herbed Green Beans                                                                                         

“Chef’s Choice”, Mediterranean Chicken, Stuffed Shells, Whole Kernel Corn, Herbed Green Beans,
Mashed Potatoes, Beef or Country Gravy, Garlic Bread


Super Healthy Plate: Citrus Tilapia, Brown Rice, Spring Blend Vegetables, Wheat Roll, Pineapple Chunks, Skim Milk

Healthy Plate:  Citrus Tilapia, Spring Blend Vegetables, Fresh Apple                                                        

Citrus Tilapia, Spinach, Red Pepper & Feta  Quiche, Country Fried Steak, Chef’s Special, Green Beans,
Spring Blend Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes, Beef or Country Gravy, Garlic Toast


Super Healthy Plate: Almond Crumb Chicken, Brown Rice, Baby Carrots, Tropical Fruit Cup, Skim Milk

Healthy Plate:  Almond Crumb Chicken, Brown Rice, Whole Baby Carrots      

Almond Crumb Chicken, Pot Roast w/Gravy, Eggplant Parmesan, Cabbage Rolls, Lima Beans, Whole Baby Carrots,            
Mashed Potatoes, Beef or Country Gravy, Garlic Toast, Brown Rice,
Mixed Berry Cobbler

Sandwich of the Day: Chicken Fajita Thai  Wrap                      
Soups: Cream of Broccoli and Chicken Enchilada 
Onion Rings


Super Healthy Plate:  Spiced Salmon, Baked Potato, Winter Blend, Wheat Bread, Applesauce, Skim Milk

Healthy Plate:  Spiced Salmon, Baked Potato, Winter Blend Vegetables

Spiced Salmon, Turkey Tetrazzini, Chicken Livers, Vegetarian Enchilada Bake, Winter Blend Vegetables,
Green Bean Casserole, Mashed Potatoes, Baked Potato, Beef or Country Gravy

Sandwich of the Day: Reuben’s/Mushrooms                              
Soups:  Baked Potato and Minestrone


Super Healthy Plate: LS Turkey w/Swiss on Wheat, Fresh Apple, Relish Plate, Skim Milk

Healthy Plate:  Balsamic Chicken, Brussels Sprouts, Small Wheat Roll                            

Balsamic Chicken, Buffalo Fish Platter w/Fries and Slaw, Double Spaghetti Bake, Macaroni & Cheese,       
Brussels Sprouts, Corn, Mashed Potatoes, Beef or Country Gravy, Garlic Toast                                 
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Cookie Bar

Sandwich of the Day:  Hickory Burger                                      
Soups: Tomato Bisque & Italian Wedding
Jalapeno Poppers


Super Healthy Plate:  Vegetarian Baked Ziti, Green Beans, Red Grapes, Skim Milk    

Healthy Plate:  Vegetarian Baked Ziti, Fresh Cut Green Beans, Fresh Orange

Vegetarian Baked Ziti, Chicken Jambalaya, Turkey and Noodles, Fresh Cut Green Beans,
Sugar Snap Peas & Carrots, Mashed Potatoes, Beef or Country Gravy, Garlic Toast    

Sandwich of the Day: BBQ Pork Sandwich                
Soups: Hearty Chicken Noodle & Potato
Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Friday, Jan. 30

Super Healthy Plate, Carved Turkey, Bulgur Dressing, Belgium Blend Vegetables, Wheat Bread, Fresh Orange, Skim Milk

Healthy Plate:  Carved Turkey Breast, Baked Sweet Potato, Belgium Blend Vegetables

Ham & Beans, Honey Salmon, Linguini w/Toasted Walnut Pesto,  Meatloaf, Grilled Chicken Tenderloins,
Mashed Potatoes, Home Style Potatoes, Spinach Divine, Belgium Blend Vegetables, Beef or  Country Gravy,
Garlic Toast, Corn Bread

Sandwich of the Day: Steak House Pot Roast                             
Soups: Vegetable Beef, Tomato Bisque                     
Carved Turkey/Baked Sweet Potato              
Pretzel Bread Sticks                             

To dine with a patient order a Guest Tray

A Guest Tray can be delivered at the same time as the patient meal. The cost for this is $8 per meal and will be paid in advance. To order a guest tray, call 812.353.9405  at least one hour prior to patient meal time and have a credit card ready. Cash and check also accepted. It is important to know that medical insurance does not cover the cost of Guest Trays.

For patients celebrating a special occasion such as a birthday or anniversary, IU Health Bloomington Hospital can make special meal accommodations by sending a small birthday cupcake or pie. Several specialty items are available for more restrictive diets. Please inform our staff of any religious or other diet restrictions you would like to request for your meal preparation. We will accommodate as much as possible as it related to your diet order through your physician.

The Daily Perk
Visitors can purchase gourmet coffee and other beverages in the main hospital lobby on weekdays starting at 7:30 am.

Restaurant Deliveries
Restaurant deliveries and carry-in are welcome at the hospital. You should check with your nursing staff before ordering to make sure the food ordered matches the doctor’s diet orders.

We are happy to provide your family members or guests with meal trays so that they can dine with you in your room. Please ask your nurse to arrange for a guest tray. You should be aware that medical insurance does not pay for guest meals.

Internet Services

IU Health Bloomington Hospital is pleased to provide free Wi-Fi for you and your visitors. The wireless network is available 24/7 in all areas of our hospital. 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, ATMs are available on the main floor just outside of Elevator E. Any ATM card or card displaying the plus symbol can access these machines.

Mail Services

Outgoing Mail
There is a United States mailbox located outside the hospital canopy entrance on the main floor.

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

Patient name, room number
IU Health Bloomington Hospital
P.O. Box 1149
Bloomington, IN 47402

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


Flowers and gifts may be delivered to the main information desk in the front lobby. Hospital volunteers deliver these items on weekdays to patient rooms.

Deliveries for Non-Disclosure Patients
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 say 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 Bloomington Hospital gift shop offer unique gifts for all ages. The gift shop provide a full selection of magazines, gifts, cards, flowers, snacks and drinks.

Family members or friends who would like to purchase a gift can call 812.353.9410. Gift shop staff can help select the right gift, include a personal note and have it delivered for free anywhere in the hospital.

Please visit our convenient location:

IU Health Bloomington Hospital Gift Shop
Located on the main floor behind the Information Desk.
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 8 pm
Saturday - Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm

Retail Pharmacy

Pharmacy services, including prescription refills, are available at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. You can contact our pharmacy at 812.353.9860. The Outpatient Pharmacy is located in the main lobby of IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Hours of operation:
Monday / Wednesday / Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday / Thursday: 7 am - 3 pm
Closed on weekends and holidays

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.