Mayo Clinic offers free high-speed wireless Internet access to Mayo Clinic patients and their guests. This service is available on the Saint Marys Hospital campus and the downtown campus (Mayo, Gonda and Charlton buildings and Rochester Methodist Hospital).
Computers with Internet and email access are available for Mayo Clinic patients and their family members in the Patient Communications Center on the lobby level of the Gonda Building. Two Internet connections are provided for personal laptop computers. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Computers with Internet access also are available for patient use in:
Mayo Clinic offers CaringBridge, a free Web service to help you stay in touch with loved ones back home and elsewhere. Through CaringBridge, family members can post messages, updates and pictures efficiently. Loved ones can respond with messages of support and encouragement. Families often find CaringBridge easier to use than making and receiving multiple phone calls.
CaringBridge can be created or viewed by anyone with Internet access. The service is confidential, secure and private.