Visitor Restrictions

Thank you for choosing Piedmont Medical Center for your healthcare needs. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we are taking every precaution to keep you, your family, our staff and our community safe.

Visitor Guidelines - Effective September 16, 2022:

All visitors must:

  • Be 12 years of age or older
  • Wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose at all times
  • Be in good health (free of illness, cough, fever, etc.)
  • Comply with the hospital’s visitor standards at all times. Visitors may be asked to leave the facility if guidelines are not followed.

General Hospital Visitation:

  • Visiting hours are from 8am to 8pm
    • Extended visitor hours are available until 10 pm, however visitors must enter through the below alternate entrance:
      • Piedmont Medical Center Rock Hill - Visitors must enter through the Women’s Tower between 8 pm and 10 pm
      • Piedmont Medical Center Fort Mill - Visitors must enter through the Emergency Department between 8 pm and 10 pm
  • One overnight visitor may be permitted at the discretion of the care team

COVID-19 Patients:

  • Two visitors will be permitted with no switching out allowed
  • Visitors may be interchanged each calendar day
  • Visitors are not allowed to be at the bedside during aerosol generating procedures
  • Visitors are required to remain in the patient room throughout their visit and are not permitted in common areas such as lobbies, nursing stations or in the café

Maternity Patients:

  • Labor and Delivery:
    • Up to 2 visitors will be allowed
    • Visitors are interchangeable daily
    • One visitor may be a labor coach or doula and is counted as a visitor
  • Ante-Partum, Post-Partum:
    • General visitation guidelines will be followed
  • Nursery and NICU:
    • Up to 2 designated visitors will be allowed

Emergency Department:

  • One visitor will be allowed
  • Pediatric patients will be permitted 2 visitors 

Outpatient Areas- Imaging, Surgery, etc.:

  • Two visitors will be permitted