Patients of East Georgia Regional Medical Center are are now allowed two visitors each starting this week, after having a COVID-19 policy rolled back.

The number of entrances to the hospital remains limited. All visitors for patients should enter the hospital through the outpatient entrance Monday – Friday between 5:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday between 9 a.m. – 3 p.m..

After hours, visitors must enter through the Emergency Department entrance. Those visiting patients in the Women’s Pavilion may enter through the Women’s Pavilion entrance.

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 or who are under investigation may not have visitors. We do encourage you to use electronic communication for “virtual visitation” such as FaceTime and Skype.

A few reminders to help keep you safe:
– Wear a face covering at all times, completely covering your mouth and nose.
– Social distance – maintain 6 feet separation.
– Practice good hand hygiene – wash your hands or use hand sanitizer.

Before entering the facility make sure:

– You do not have any symptoms of COVID-19
– You do not have any new loss of taste or smell
– You do not have a fever of more than 100.0 degrees F
– You have not had recent unprotected close contact with a COVID-19 positive person
– You are NOT currently COVID-19 positive


About This Report:

A special thanks to Dr. Frank Davis, M.D. F.A.C.S, a retired trauma surgeon who lives in Bulloch County. He has worked closely with the Grice Connect team to design the COVID-19 dashboard and provide brief interpretation of the data. You will be seeing and hearing more from Dr. Davis as an important member of the GC team. We will continue to update and adapt the data in this report to make it relevant. We have shifted our emphasis to vaccinations, while continuing to provide daily Coroncavirus impact.

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