Aug. 15, 2021
Carolina Pines, Scotland Health announce visitor restrictions
Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center and Scotland Health have each modified their visitation policies because of the recent rise in COVID-19 cases.
Visitation hours are now from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Visitors are not allowed for patients in isolation.
Two well visitors per patient (16 or older) per day may visit or accompany patients in the following areas: acute care, intensive care, progressive care, labor and delivery, post-partum (one overnight visitor), pediatrics (one overnight visitor)
One well support person, if needed, is allowed per patient for the following areas: emergency room, radiology, cardiopulmonary, outpatient surgery, outpatient lab, outpatient nutrition and Carolina Pines Medical Group physician offices.
All visitors must continue to wear a mask at all times while inside the facility.
Visitors must remain in patient’s room during visit.
Scotland Health has announced it is restricting visitation in the medical/surgical/pediatric inpatient unit. Visitors will be granted access only when a patient needs a caregiver based on the patient’s age or disability. This exception will be made at the discretion of the medical staff.
More information will be posted to Breaking News as area hospital announce changes in their policies.
Read the full account in the Aug. 18 issue of The Link.