Piedmont Athens Amenities

How may we help you?  Whether you’re a patient at one of our facilities or visiting a patient at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, your comfort and needs are important to us.


Two ATM locations to serve you:

  • First floor in the Prince Tower
  • Main Cafeteria

For service related issues regarding the ATM, call Athens First at (706) 357-7000.

Cafeteria, Deli and Vending

The Dogwood Bistro Cafeteria
Our cafeteria -- The Dogwood Bistro -- is on the basement floor of Talmadge Tower 1.
Breakfast Hours -- 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Lunch Hours -- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dinner Hours -- 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Overnight Hours -- 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Dogwood Deli

Our Dogwood Deli on the first floor of Prince Tower and offers a selection of sandwiches, salads and desserts.

Vending Machines

Vending machine locations include:

  • Adjacent to Chapel, Prince Tower 1, First Floor
  • Atrium, Prince Tower 2, Third Floor
  • Family Waiting Area, Prince Tower 1, Sixth Floor
  • General Surgery Waiting Area, Talmadge Tower, Second Floor


Chapel and Healing Places

Located on the first floor near the main Prince Tower Lobby elevators, our Interfaith Chapel is open 24 hours a day. We also offer a Community Garden along Talmadge Drive just past the Medical Services Building and the Piedmont Athens Regional Auxiliary Healing Garden behind the Loran Smith Center for Cancer Support.

Contact a Chaplain

Entrance to the Building After Hours

For the safety of our patients, access to our hospital is limited at night. All entrances are secured from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. All authorized visitors (family members and/or significant others) during this time will be asked to enter through the Emergency Department and obtain a visitor pass from Public Safety. 

Financial Services

We offer financial assistance to those who qualify. Speak with a financial counselor at (706) 475-3542 or (706) 475-3520.

Learn more about assistance and how to apply.

Flowers and Mail

Flowers will be delivered to patients' rooms by area florists during the day. Patients in the Intensive Care Units may not have flowers or balloons in their rooms. Mail will be delivered Monday through Saturday and forwarded to patients after they leave. To mail a patient at Piedmont Athens Regional, use the address 1199 Prince Avenue, Athens, Georgia 30606-2793.

Gift Shop

Located across from the Dogwood Deli between the Prince 1 Tower and Prince 2 Tower entrances. Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturdays from Noon to 4 p.m., and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. To order over the phone or verify holiday hours, call (706) 475-3414.

Learn more about our Gift Shop, The Pink Posy


Piedmont Athens Regional provides free Language Services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As part of our Language Services, Spanish Interpreters are here to provide medical/clinical interpretation services for physicians, ARMC staff and Spanish-speaking guests. ARMC uses the AT&T Language Line when Spanish Interpreters are not available and for hearing impaired and other foreign language interpretation. Contact Language Services at (706) 475-7204.

Lost and Found

If you lose any valuables during your visit with us, call (706) 475-5246 or (706) 475-5064.

Overnight Accommodations - The Guest Houses

The Guest Houses provide a supportive environment for families to be close to their loved ones at a reasonable price. We offer single rooms or suites with private bath, television and free Wi-Fi, free on-site parking for one car per room and washer and dryer including laundry detergent.

Learn more about staying at The Guest Houses

Patient Portal

We invite you to use our patient portal to keep track of your medical information and view lab results. Visit our patient portal – MyAthensHealth.org

Pet Therapy

Our Pet Therapy program promotes healing through the comfort and ease the dogs bring to patients. Emma, Maggie and Harley are three dogs who help our hospital. They are certified through Therapy Dogs International and are available to visit patients during a set time one day each week. For more information about our Pet Therapy program or to receive a special visit, contact our Patient Experience Department at (706) 475-3397.


Our retail pharmacy is near our gift shop in the Prince 1 Tower. Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 5 p.m.

Learn more

Phone Calls to Patient Rooms

Patients may receive calls in their rooms from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. To reach a patient, dial (706) 475-room number (except in Labor and Delivery). If you do not know the room number, call (706) 475-3642 and the Information Desk will transfer the call.

Public Safety

Our Public Safety team offers escorts to and from parking areas and buildings on the Piedmont Athens Regional campus and help with minor vehicle issues like dead batteries. We also store valuables in a secured area at the request of patients. If you're unable to leave valuables at home or with family members, contact us and we'll put small items (wallets, jewelry, etc.) in a safe until your discharge. To reach Public Safety, call (706) 475-3911 or dial ext. 3911 if you're calling from within the hospital.


Request for Medical Records

You can fax completed forms to our Health Information Management Department at 706-475-6961. For more information about Piedmont Athens Regional medical records, call 706-475-3361.



Piedmont Athens Regional provides free wireless Internet access throughout the hospital. Look for ARMCGuest on your mobile device’s available networks.