McLeod Health welcomes visitors to our facilities. Modified visitation continues for the protection of patients, guests and healthcare workers as a preventive effort against the Coronavirus. Physicians, employees, visitors, and incoming patients arriving for care, testing or moving through the facility are required to wear a facemask while on a McLeod Health campus or in a physician office. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), a facemask must be worn when wearing a face shield. Wearing a face mask and face shield together helps to protect your eyes, nose, and mouth.
Visitors must present an ID for visitor verification. An armband/visitor ID will be provided at each facility’s entrance to the visitor designated by the patient. Visitors are required to wear a facemask and the armband/visitor ID at all times.
Each inpatient is welcome to have two (2) visitors at a time during scheduled visiting hours. Visiting hours are 8am until 6pm. Visitors must be over the age of 12 and not experiencing any signs or symptoms of illness. Visitors must present an ID for visitor verification. An armband/visitor ID will be provided at each facility’s entrance to the visitor designated by the patient. Visitors are required to wear a facemask and the armband/visitor ID at all times.
Patients may have two (2) designated visitors during the ED visit at the discretion of the physician and nurse.
Patients may have two (2) designated visitors for the duration of their hospital visit.
Pediatric patients may have two (2) designated visitors consisting of parents, legal guardians or caregivers.
Patients may have two (2) designated visitors visiting at a time during scheduled visiting hours.
The NO visitor policy remains in effect for COVID-19 positive patients or COVID-19 rule-out patients.
Up to 4 immediate family members can be added to the visitor’s list. A maximum of 2 family members can be present in patient’s room at any given time. Visitors may alternate at 9am and 6 pm (If a visitor leaves and does not return prior to 6 pm or leaves after 6 pm, they will not be able to re-enter until 6 am the following day). All visitors will follow the same ID and masking protocols.
Other exceptions are directed by security.
Your loved one is in excellent hands! Our staff members are devoted to providing safe, high quality, compassionate care. Our compassion and concern for the well-being of our patients extends to you, the family member and friend.
We understand the anxiety you must be feeling with not being able to visit your loved one. To help ease some of those concerns, we encourage family members and friends to use technology to stay in touch. Here are some of the options available to you:
If you need assistance connecting to your patient’s room, McLeod Switchboard is here to help you and is available 24/7.
McLeod Dillon: 843-774-4111
You are considered a key part of a patient’s journey to healing. Thank you for your understanding during this challenging and uncertain time.