CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) — Conway Medical Center will be reinstating patient and visitor screenings and restricting visitations after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the medical center announced Monday.
CMC’s temporary COVID-19 Visitation Policy will be as follows until further notice:
- Visiting Hours will be 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
- No visitors under the age of 16 except in end-of-life situations.
- Visitors will be screened at entry (screening questions will be posted at checkpoint and screening staff will confirm visitor compliance). Everyone entering any CMC building must wear a mask (no gaiters or vented masks).
- Entrances for Patients/Visitors:
- The main hospital entrance and Medical Arts Building entrance will be closed. The following entrances will be open:
- North Tower Entrance – Cancer Center, Wound Care, and Endoscopy patients (6:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
- Patient Services Entrance – All other outpatients (except Emergency Department) and visitors (6:00 AM to 8:00 PM)
- Emergency Department entrance open to emergency patients only
- Inpatient Units and Labor & Delivery: Each patient may have one visitor per day, unless a different visitor will be staying overnight with the patient, in which case one changeover per day will be permitted.
- Outpatient Procedures: Patients may have one visitor.
- Pediatrics: Minor patients may have two visitors (both parents/guardians).
- Emergency Department: No visitors except for elderly patients requiring assistance, minor patients (parents/guardians permitted), and end-of-life situations.
- Medical Arts Building: Patients and visitors must enter through the Patient Services Entrance.
- COVID Positive Patients: No visitors except in end-of-life situations.