Visitation will be temporarily suspended at Health System facilities
In light of the national and state public health emergency related to COVID-19,
Southeast Georgia Health System is taking extra precautions to ensure
the health and well-being of patients and team members and to minimize
the spread of the illness. Tighter visitation restrictions at all hospitals
and physician practices are being implemented, all support groups are
suspended until further notice, and all Volunteer Services activities
at Health System facilities are cancelled until further notice.
Effective Friday, March 20, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., the Health System will
suspend visitation at its Brunswick and Camden Campus hospitals and outpatient
locations until further notice.
Extenuating circumstances for exceptions to this temporary policy include:
Critically Ill & End of Life Patients: Visitation will be established by the patient’s care team.
Hospice: Visitation will be established by the patient’s care team.
Pediatric Patients: One visitor will be permitted for the duration of hospitalization.
Maternity Patients: One support person will be permitted for the duration of hospitalization.
Surgery Patients: Patients may have one visitor for the duration of the procedure. Visitors
will be required to leave after the procedure is completed.
Emergency Care Center: Visitation will be established by the patient’s care team based
on patient acuity.
Exception approvals will be determined by nursing leadership. All visitors
will be screened for illness and COVID-19 symptoms, including fever, cough
and shortness of breath.
In addition, effective Saturday, March 21, access to the hospital campuses
will be limited. Patients and potential visitors can enter the Brunswick
Campus through the Main Entrance (Kemble Avenue), Miriam & Hugh Nunnally
Maternity Care Center and the Outpatient Care Center (Starling Street).
The Camden Campus entry point is limited to the Main Hospital Entrance.
Health System policies are subject to change based on coronavirus impact
on the Health System. Updated information on Southeast Georgia Health
System’s response to coronavirus is available at