For COVID or Monkeypox testing, make an appointment at an Urgent Care location, visit or visit the Georgia Department of Public Health website.
You can also schedule a COVID test appointment at any Piedmont QuickCare location. If you have a medical emergency, visit one of our Emergency Departments.

Piedmont Augusta Visitor Information

Care Partner Policy (Updated May 23, 2022)

All visitors must be older than 18 and wear a mask at all times while in our facilities. PLEASE NOTE: Visitation with COVID-positive patients (inpatient or ED) is restricted except for special circumstances on a case-by-case basis.

Inpatient, Post-Partum and Gyn

  • Inpatient visitation is from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Four visitors allowed per day, per inpatient. ONE visitor allowed to stay overnight (7 p.m. -  9 a.m.) per patient, excluding COVID-positive and ICU patients.
  • Overnight visitors MUST stay in the patient’s room for the duration of the visitor’s stay.

Labor & Delivery and NICU

  • One support person allowed with Labor & Delivery patients to stay the entire admission until discharge and four additional visitors per day during regular visiting hours.
  • Parents are allowed in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Visitation in Other Areas of the Hospital

  • Outpatient/Surgeries and Procedures
    Two visitors allowed per outpatient being seen for surgery or a procedure, throughout the length of the outpatient visit.
  • Emergency Department
    Two visitors allowed per patient throughout the length of the ED visit. Note: If outpatients or emergency department patients are admitted to the hospital, then inpatient visitation applies.
  • End Of Life
    Four visitors; others allowed on a case-by-case basis per the patient’s physician.

PLEASE NOTE: For patients with cognitive or communicative disabilities or issues, a support person will be allowed to accompany the patient throughout their stay, whether inpatient or outpatient, according to the qualifiers outlined by the Office for Civil Rights.

Now Allowed

Outside food and flowers are now allowed for all patients EXCEPT those in Piedmont Augusta's ICU and all COVID-positive patients.

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