COVID Virtual Visiting Resources

In order to protect our patients, visitors and staff from the spread of COVID-19, we have limited the visitor policies of Piedmont Healthcare facilities. We encourage you to use digital resources connect with your loved ones in the hospital and to assist them in their care. Below are free resources that are available to use.
 

Text, Phone and Video Chats


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Facetime

FaceTime is a free app available on Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Mac/MacBook) that allows you to make video and audio calls with your loved ones who also have Apple devices. Instructions to download and use FaceTime on your Apple device are below.

iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch Desktop Macs and MacBooks

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Google Duo

Google Duo is a free service you can use to call your family, friends, and anyone else who uses the app. Your calls are encrypted, which means they're private to you and the person you're calling.

Before you set up and use Google Duo you need a phone number and access to a phone that can receive SMS messages.

How to setup Google Duo Find and invite contacts

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Google Hangouts

Hangouts is a free communication platform that allows you to connect with your loved ones via text chat, phone call or video call on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Hangouts can be accessed in Gmail, YouTube, the Hangouts app in the Apple or Android stores and on the web. You will need to sign into your Google account. If you do not already have an account, you can create one here.

Below are instructions on how to start a text chat, phone call or video call.

Start a text chat Start a phone call Start a video call

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Skype

Skype is a free communications platform that allows you to connect with your loved ones via text chat, phone call or video call on your smartphone, tablet or computer. To get started you will need to download Skype to your device and create a free account or sign in.

Below are instructions on how to start a text chat, phone call or video call.

Start a text chat Start a phone or video call

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Zoom

Zoom is a video conferencing platform that allows you to connect with your loved ones via video or audio call on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There are both free and paid plans available.

How to setup and use Zoom

 

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