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Appliances
Any personal appliance brought to the hospital must be inspected by the Maintenance Department before using.
 
Chaplain
CentraState's Chaplain/Director of Pastoral Care, The Rev. Lisa Lancaster, is available to visit patients and families, upon request, to provide spiritual and emotional support. Also, clergy of various faiths are on call for specific religious needs. Please call the Pastoral Care Office at (732) 294-2744, or the Nursing Office at (732) 294-2733.
 
Dining Options on Site
The CentraStar Café, located in the main lobby of CentraState Medical Center, provides breakfast, lunch and dinner foods, as well as specialty coffees and bakery items. Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
 
The Liberty Café, on the main floor of CentraState's Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, which is adjacent to the hospital and connected by an enclosed walkway, serves a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner foods, coffees and snack items. Hours are Mon.-Fri. 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sat. 8:00 am-3:00 pm and Sun. 9:00 am-1:00 pm. The phone number is (732) 294-2599, or ext. 2599 when calling from within CentraState. Click here for full menu.
 
Five Star Room Service Dining, Our Five Star Room Service Dining program for patients who are admitted to CentraState Medical Center may make them feel like they’re staying at a hotel, rather than a hospital. Patients can order breakfast, lunch and dinner by selecting from a restaurant-style menu featuring a wide array of choices. Click here.
 
Fires and Fire Drills
Fire drills are conducted regularly and are not a cause for alarm. In the event of a fire, patients in the affected area will be evacuated by staff members. All others should remain calm and stay in their rooms. All fire doors will close, and doors to rooms will be closed by the Nursing staff until the alarm is over.
 
Flowers
Fresh flower arrangements may be purchased in the Gift Shop located in the main lobby. The telephone number is (732) 294-2648.
 
Gift Shop
The Gift Shop is located in the main lobby of the hospital. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day, subject to change. The telephone number is (732) 294-2648.
 
Latex Balloons
In an effort to minimize latex in the environment for those who are allergic, latex balloons are not allowed in the medical center.
 
Smoking
CentraState is committed to a smoke-free environment. In the interest of the health of our patients, visitors,staff and volunteers, we appreciate your assistance in achieving this goal. Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the medical center. Starting in November 2008, CentraState will go smoke-free outdoors (including parking lots) as well.
 
Telephone, Television & Internet Service
CentraState provides patients with direct-line telephones and the latest technology in 32-inch flat-screen TVs on a daily rental basis. For information on telephone, television and/or internet service, call (732) 294-2640 or click here.