Due to the significant decrease of positive COVID-19 cases and transmission
rates within our communities, hospital inpatient visitation will resume on
Monday, November 22, 2021. This update allows for:
Visitors must enter through the Main Entrance (Brunswick and Camden campuses). (Maternity
and pediatric visitors on the Brunswick Campus will enter through the
Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center entrance.)
Visitor hours: Daily, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. All visitors must be age 12 or older. Visitors under
the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Visitors may
come and go without restriction.
Visitors will be screened before entry, including temperature assessment and completion
of screening questions. Visitors must wear a face covering at all times,
including when in patient room, and must perform hand hygiene upon entry
to the unit.
Visitors should only visit the patient they are here to visit and should not go
to other patient rooms.
Adult patients (non-COVID-19): Two visitors per patient at one time. Overnight visitation
may be authorized on a case-by-case basis by the Nurse Leader.
COVID-19 patients: No visitors permitted.
ICU Patients: Two visitors per patient at one time. Visitation may be temporarily restricted
due to patient care requirements.
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit: No visitors permitted.
Surgical Services: Each patient may have up to two adult visitors remain with them until
Emergency Care Center: Two visitors at a time.
Maternity Unit: With the mother’s permission, one designated support person and
one additional visitor per patient is permitted at our Brunswick Campus,
and one designated support person and one additional
designated visitor per patient per day is permitted at our Camden Campus. On both campuses, one of the designated
visitors may stay overnight. Siblings may visit during visiting hours
if older than 12 years of age. On the Camden Campus, siblings count as
the mother's one additional visitor for that day. Siblings may not
stay overnight. A maximum of two visitors may be in the Labor, Delivery,
Recovery, Post-Partum room for a vaginal delivery, and/or at the discretion
of the physician. A maximum of one person is permitted in the operating
room during routine C-sections. (Maternity visitors on the Brunswick Campus
will enter through the Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center
Pediatric patients: Two designated visitors per patient at a time; one visitor may stay overnight.
(Pediatric visitors on the Brunswick Campus will enter through the Miriam
& Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center entrance.) A parent or responsible
adult is requested to remain with the child at all times. The nursing
staff must be notified when the parent or responsible adult is leaving
and who the new parent/adult is that will be staying. Siblings may visit
during visiting hours if older than 12 years of age. Siblings may not
Hospice and end-of-life patients: Immediate family members, no limit within reason.
Outpatient Areas: In all outpatient areas (including Emergency Care Centers, outpatient
surgery), adult and pediatric patients may be accompanied by one support
person for the length of the procedure or visit, except where capacity
and/or patient acuity does not permit.
We strongly encourage all visitors to become vaccinated against seasonal flu and COVID-19.
We acknowledge there may be extenuating circumstances which require exceptions
to this policy. If such a case were to arise, contact the House Manager
Health System policies are subject to change based on COVID-19 impact on
the Health System. Updated information on Southeast Georgia Health System’s
response to coronavirus is available at