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Restricted visitation

At Atlantic General Hospital & Health System

Current Visitor Hours (Effective May 20, 2021):

  • Patient Visitation is permitted between the hours of 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., with quiet time observed from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 2 visitors at a time are permitted in patient rooms
  • Waiting rooms are now open. Masks must be worn in waiting rooms at all times.
  • Cafeteria is open to patients, staff and visitors. Masks must be worn until seated.

Access to the Building

  • Front Lobby entrance of the hospital is open 6 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. - noon on Saturday.
  • Please use the Emergency Department entrance after these hours to visit patients, pick up discharged patients, or shop at AGHRx RediScripts.

Additionally, please note:

  • All visitors are screened at time of arrival. Do not visit if you have a fever or any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • All visitors / guests must wear facemask at all times covering the nose and mouth. Bandanas are not approved face coverings. Exceptions made for those with disabilities or special health needs.
  • Wash hands and use hand sanitizer often, especially upon entry or exit from the patient’s room.
  • Respect the inpatient care area's dedicated “Quiet Time” between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., to allow our patients the ability to rest to promote optimal healing and recovery.

Access to the Building

Front Lobby Entrance
Monday - Friday, doors open 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, doors open 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sunday, entrance closed

Emergency Department Entrance
Doors open 24 hours, 7 days a week

For COVID positive patients, we allow

  • a personal caregiver in accordance with ADA guidelines for all patients with intellectual, developmental and cognitive disabilities,
  • parents of a minor child, and
  • special arrangements for visitation of dying patients, with two visitors for a maximum of four hours