Piedmont McDuffie Visitor Information

Care Partner Policy 

Effective May 16, 2023, inpatient visitation is from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. No visitors are allowed to visit COVID-positive patients.

NOTE: Please DO NOT VISIT if you have any of the following symptoms: 

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Runny nose
  • Shortness of breath


  • MUST BE 13 or older.
  • MUST WASH your hand thoroughly or use hand sanitizer immediately before and after seeing patients.
  • DO NOT touch your face or the faces of patients.


We reserve the right to require N95s or other well-fitting face masks during increased community transmission of COVID-19 or other respiratory viruses.

Masking is required at all times for the following:

  • Those with a positive viral test for COVID-19
  • Those with symptoms of COVID-19
  • Those who have had close contact with someone with COVID-19

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.

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.

Visitor Dining

A full-service cafeteria serving breakfast and lunch is available to visitors Monday through Friday.

  • Breakfast: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

For your convenience, vending machines are outside the entrance to the dining room.

Overnight Accommodations

Nurses will make every effort to accommodate an overnight guest should the patient ask. Check with the patient's nurse for more information.

Chaplain Services

Spiritual support from a hospital chaplain is available during a patient’s stay. The chapel is located next to the first-floor waiting area and is open at all times for meditation. For more information about this service, please ask the nurse or patient care representative.

Tobacco-Free Campus

In order to provide a healthy environment for our patients, visitors and employees, Piedmont McDuffie restricts the use of tobacco products.

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