March 24, 2022
Colleton Medical Center will lift certain visitation restrictions on Friday, March 25. Patient visitation hours will remain, 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM, Monday – Friday, and 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM, on weekends and holidays. Visitors must check-in at the Main Entrance and wear a mask at all times while inside the facility.
Except for ICU and Labor and Delivery, all visitor age restrictions have been lifted. Visitation for ICU and Labor and Delivery patients is limited to ages 15 and older, excluding immediate family members.
During the above-mentioned times, non-isolation patients may have two visitors. Patients in isolation may have one visitor at a time and must follow all personal protective equipment protocols. Special arrangements will be made on a case-by-case basis for End of Life visitations.
Labor and Delivery patients may have two designated visitors during delivery. Post-delivery patients may have additional visitors, however, visitors will be limited to two at a time, during visitation hours.
Individuals receiving outpatient care may be accompanied by two visitors during their care.
Visitation hours for Behavioral Health patients will be 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM, Monday – Friday, and 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM on weekends. All Behavioral Health visitors must provide the patient’s name and corresponding 4-digit code.
Emergency Department patients may have two visitors throughout their stay in the Emergency Department. If the patient is admitted, visitors should follow the above-mentioned visitation guidelines.
“We are thankful that our COVID-19 cases have decreased to a point that we can safely extend our visitation policy,” said Jimmy Hiott, Colleton Medical Center CEO. “The mask mandate for visitors and staff will remain in place for the safety of our patients and staff. We appreciate the patience of our community throughout the pandemic and will continue to care for their loved ones like family.”