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Safety & Security

For your safety and security, please follow these guidelines while you are a patient or a visitor at Cumberland Medical Center.

Infection Control

Patients are admitted to the medical center with a variety of illnesses, some of which may be infectious or communicable. Precautionary measures are used to prevent the spread of infection to protect our patients, visitors, and staff. If your condition requires any special precautionary measures, please be assured that your medical care will not be compromised. Your nurse will instruct you regarding special requirements for visitors, personal items, or other restrictions. An infection control specialist is also available to answer any questions you may have.

Lost and Found

If you lose something, please have your nurse notify Security & Environmental Services “Lost and Found”. Every effort will be made to locate the lost item.


We are a tobacco-free campus. Smoking is prohibited on the hospital property. Your cooperation is sincerely appreciated. If you are in need of our smoking cessation program, please call (931) 456-8390.


Please take precautions to safeguard your valuables while you are here. The hospital cannot be held responsible for loss of money or other valuables kept in your room. Please do not bring valuables with you to the hospital. Eyeglasses, contact lenses, hearing aides and dentures should be kept in protective containers when not in use and not wrapped in tissue, paper towel or hospital linen.

Falls Prevention

Please follow the “Tips to Prevent Falls” provided to you upon admission and always call for assistance when needed.

If you have any safety concerns please contact:

Quality and Patient Safety Department: (931) 459-7055 or (931) 459-7022
Safety hotline: 1 (888) 376-0829.
Environmental Services: (931) 459-7288
Safety/Security: (931) 484-9511 ext. 2588