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The Day of Preadmission Testing

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Information to help you with parking and preparing for your preadmission testing.

The Day of Preadmission Testing

  • Please bring this folder, a photo ID and all of your insurance cards and the papers given to you at your physician’s office.
  • A parent or legal guardian must accompany all minors under 18 years of age.
  • Do not “fast” unless instructed to do so by your surgeon. The last meal eaten before coming for preadmission testing should be low in fatty foods, milk and milk products.
  • A nurse may interview you at this time and give you further instructions. You will then have all necessary testing performed.
  • Below are directions to the appropriate locations for the Preadmission test at each site. (You can find driving directions on pages 11-13):

Community Campus

Free parking is available in front of the main lobby. Report to the Preadmission Testing area located in the hospital’s main lobby, next to the front desk. A free shuttle service is available from the parking lot if needed.

Harrisburg Campus

Free parking is available in the PinnacleHealth patient parking garage, which can be accessed from either Front Street or Second Street. Valet service is available directly in front of the Harrisburg Hospital lobby. This service is purely optional. There is no charge for Valet Parking. The Valet attendant will give you a claim check and phone number to call when ready. Enter the hospital through the main lobby and follow signs to the Patient Registration, which is located on the first floor near the mainlobby.

Fredricksen Outpatient Center

Free parking is available in front of the Fredricksen Outpatient Center. Imaging and lab services are located on the first floor just off the rotunda. Enter the Fredricksen Outpatient Center by the flagpole/circular driveway.