A laptop with wireless internet is available for use by our inpatients. To utilize this free service, please ask your nurse to bring the laptop to your room. For guests and outpatients, a computer with internet is also available in the hospital waiting area.
Guests at Kossuth Regional Health Center are also welcome to access wireless internet by using their own electronic devices. Visitors can bring their laptops or PDAs into the facility and easily access their e-mail, do some work, even look up medical information about the procedure their love one is having so they are prepared to ask questions.
All of Kossuth Regional Health Center has is wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) access.
First check to make sure your wireless Internet/Wi-Fi software and card are correctly installed and powered on.
You will need a laptop or a PDA equipped with a Wi-Fi compliant 802.11b/g wireless ethernet card and a standard Web browser.
Choose GuestNet for free wireless access
Having difficulty connecting? Here are things to check:
- There are a few areas, such as stairs and elevators, where no wireless is available.; Move to another area and try again if you think the wireless network (Wi-Fi) is not present.
- Ensure that your SSID is set to "guestnet001." Refer to your Wi-Fi card manufacturer's instructions on how to set the SSID. If you're using Microsoft Windows, the setup process is usually automatic.
- Ensure that WEP encryption is disabled and authentication is set to "None."
- Make sure that the connection is configured for INFRASTRUCTURE mode.
(Note: Ad-Hoc mode will not work.)