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Wayfinding Symbols

To make it easier for staff, patients and families to find their way around the new hospital, we’ve created a colorful, kid-friendly wayfinding system. Each floor has an icon associated with it, which will make getting comfortable in the new hospital as easy as possible.

City of Lights floor theme icon

Lower Level (Staff Only) Pathology & Laboratory

Theme: City of Lights

ABlood Bank, Kitchen, Pathology, Laboratory, Materials Distribution, Mechanical Space, Sterile Processing, Tunnel to Buffalo General Medical Center

Spirit of Buffalo floor theme icon

Floor One Main Entrance Lobby & Emergency Department

Theme: Spirit of Buffalo

The Alfiero Family Emergency Care Center, Lobby/Main Entrance, Moore for Kids “Kids Express,” Cashier, Gift Shop, New Era Cap Pavilion, Security, Tim Hortons, Virtual Mosaic, Welcome Desk

City of good neighbors floor theme icon

Floor Two Ambulatory Surgery, Imaging, Niagara Falls Culinary Institute & the link to Conventus & BGMC

Theme: City of Good Neighbors

Tops Friendly Markets Ambulatory Surgical Center, Administration, Admissions, Facilitated Enrollment, Health Information Management, Imaging, Joe’s Deli, M&T Bank Pathway to Healing, M&T Bank Respite Garden, Outdoor Seating, Parking Ramp Connector, Patient Management, Public-accessible connectors to Buffalo General Medical Center & Oishei Children’s Outpatient Center at Conventus, Visiting Nursing Association of WNY

Water floor theme icon

Floor Three Labor & Delivery, Inpatient Operating Rooms

Theme: Water

Inpatient Operating Rooms, Labor & Delivery, Kaleida Health Medical & Dental Staff Bridge (Staff-accessible bridge to Buffalo General Medical Center), Staff-accessible connector to Oishei Children’s Outpatient Center at Conventus–badge access only

Seasons floor theme icon

Floor Four Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Theme: Seasons

The Children’s Guild Foundation Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - divided into neighborhoods, The Habib Family & Habib Rittling Family Neonatal Intensive Care Neighborhood, Family Centered Care Area a gift from Mary, Jody, and the Lomeo Family, Solarium

Parks and gardens floor theme icon

Floor Five Family Support

Theme: Parks & Gardens

The Fisher-Price/Mattel Family & Child Support Services Floor, Child Life, Libby’s Chapel, Meditation Garden, Moore for Kids Family Resource Center, Partial mechanical space, Pastoral Care, Family lounge sponsored by Ronald McDonald House Charities® of WNY, Stone’s Buddies, Tops Friendly Markets Winter Garden.

Mechanical Space floor icon

Floor Six (Staff Only) Mechanical Space

Music and theater floor theme icon

Floor Seven Inpatient Pharmacy, Infusion & Dialysis

Theme: Music & Theatre

The Buffalo News Infusion Dialysis Pharmacy Floor, Dialysis, EKG, Inpatient Pharmacy, Medical Photography, The Peter & Tommy Infusion Center

Animals floor theme icon

Floor Eight Mother Baby Unit

Theme: Animals

Tops Friendly Markets Mother-Baby Unit (MBU)

Arts floor theme icon

Floor Nine Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Theme: Arts

The Alfiero Family Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Family Centered Care Area in memory of Cash Cunningham

Sports floor theme icon

Floor Ten Medical/Surgical Unit

Theme: Sports

Medical/Surgical Unit (Med/Surg), Family Centered Care Area a gift from Master Chong’s World Class Tae Kwon Do Center

Imagination floor theme icon

Floor Eleven Medical/Surgical Unit

Theme: Imagination

Walmart/Sam’s Club Pediatric Medical/Surgical Floor (Med/Surg), Kim & Pete Augustine Family Playroom

Discovery floor theme icon

Floor Twelve Hematology/Oncology & Long Term Monitoring Unit

Theme: Discovery

James H. Cummings Foundation Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU), The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Hematology/Oncology Patient Suite (Hem/Onc), The Hawk Family Child Life Playroom, Family Center of Care Area a gift from Tony Walker & Co