Due to a lower number of COVID-19 cases in our area, Memorial Satilla Health is returning to our normal visitation policy. The following policy is in place in our patient care areas until further notice:

  • Two-three patient visitors in one room at a time
  • For some patients in special isolation, all visitation will be limited

Effective Tuesday, June 8, 2021, the hospital no longer has active screening at its entrances. Instead, the hospital will offer passive screening for all patients, employees and visitors accessing the facility Signage at entrances will notify visitors to attest that they do not have symptoms of COVID-19.

By entering this facility as a visitor, you are attesting that:

  • You do not have any symptoms of COVID-19, which include:
    • fever or chills
    • shortness of breath
    • muscle and/or body aches
    • new loss of taste and/or smell
    • sore throat
    • congestion and/or runny nose
    • nausea and/or vomiting
    • diarrhea
  • You have not been exposed to someone with known or suspected COVID-19 within the past 14 days
  • You will wear a mask and practice social distancing while inside the facility

Those seeking urgent/emergent care will be screened and their provider will be notified if they screen positive.

Circumstances may allow for specific exceptions to any visitation restrictions described on this webpage. Those circumstances include religious visitation as well as a designated support person for a patient with a disability to provide assistance with communication or other necessary components of the patient's treatment. All persons entering under an exception remain subject to appropriate infection control protocols.