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Campus Amenities

Automated Teller Machine (ATM)

There is an ATM machine in the main lobby for your convenience.


The cafeteria is located on the basement level of the hospital and serves a wide variety of hot and cold entrees and beverages.

Hot Breakfast,  6:45  a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Grill, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Hot Entrees, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Salad bar & pizza, 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Wireless Internet Access

Because we want to provide the best service possible to our patients and families, Howard County General Hospital is pleased to announce that we now provide free wireless internet access. This service is available throughout the hospital, including patient rooms, main lobby, and cafeteria. Visit out Wireless Network Access page for additional information.


Vending machines are located in waiting areas throughout the hospital.

Coffee Kiosk

A coffee kiosk in the main hospital lobby is open from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The kiosk offers a variety of coffee and other beverages as well as pastries.

Gift Shop

The Right Touch Gift Shop is a full-service gift shop adjacent to the main lobby. Order flowers for a patient with just a telephone call! Visit the Gift Shop Page for more information.


Local newspapers are available for purchase near the Chapel, 1st floor, and the cafeteria.


The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Pharmacy is located on the first floor of the Medical Pavilion at Howard County at 10710 Charter Drive. Phone: 443-546-1000, Fax: 443-546-1009. (See Campus Map) Prescriptions can be submitted at the prescription drop-off location in the hospital's main lobby. The prescription can then be delivered to the patient's room prior to discharge.

Neighborcare Pharmacy is located on the first floor of the Medical Arts Building and Feldman's Pharmacy is on the lower level of the Columbia Medical Center. Neither of these pharmacies are operated by Howard County General Hospital or Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Public Phones

Public telephones are available in the lobby near the main entrance and near the Emergency Department entrance.