Cafeteria & Vending Hours
Patient Meal Times
Patient meals are prepared fresh daily, ensuring the finest quality of food. Every day, our kitchen treats hospital patients to an excellent and well-rounded meal. Every dish is served with a fantastic main dish, fresh fruits and vegetables, and various side dishes like mashed potatoes or coleslaw. Patients are now able to choose from these delicious options off our room service menus. All of our delicious meals are prepared to order. We deliver during the following times:
- Breakfast - 7:40 AM - 8:15 AM
- Lunch - 11:40 AM - 12:15 PM
- Supper - 5:40 PM - 6:15 PM
For the patient's convenience, they may also pre-order breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner to be delivered during the times listed above. Family members may order for their loved ones in the hospital by calling 319-863-2040
On occasion, your meal may be delayed if you are scheduled for a special test or treatment. Whenever possible, you will be served after your examination or test.
Your family members or friends may wish to dine with you at bedside. For this reason, the daily menu is offered to you at $3.50 for a full meal. If you would rather purchase select items, your meal price will be adjusted to order. Please check with your nurse to order guest meals.
WCHC's vending machines are available 24 hours a day for guests, patients, and staff. Our machines offer your favorite snacks and beverages. The vending area is located just inside the South Entrance in the room. Please follow the directional signs throughout the hospital to locate the vending area. Enjoy!
Guest and Visitor Services
The cafeteria is open daily for both visitors and staff.
Breakfast is served from 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM, while lunch is served from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Consistently serving a first-rate meal, our cafeteria has earned many positive reviews from its patrons. The cafeteria is especially known for its customer service and friendly atmosphere. The staff is always polite and cheerful and is willing to answer any questions you may have about the menu. Coffee (regular and decaf), unsweet tea, milk, and Coca-Cola products are available Monday-Sunday all day in the Cafeteria. As of now, the cafeteria is closed through the evening hours and weekends. While we are working on accepting other forms of payment, the cafeteria currently accepts cash only.
Anyone can reserve the cafeteria by calling 319-863-2040
. We host birthday parties, retirement parties, or any other special occasion you may be commemorating. We would love to host your celebration, so don't hesitate to call!
Hospital employees and visitors are encouraged to use the cafeteria at any time during operating hours. Patients should obtain permission from their physicians or nurse before eating in the cafeteria as some foods may be restricted due to diet or medication needs.
Cafeteria Contact Information
Location: Hospital (South Entrance)