Atrium Health Navicent lifts age-limited restrictions on visitors

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Atrium Health Navicent
Atrium Health Navicent

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Starting Tuesday, Atrium Health Navicent is lifting age-limited visitor restrictions.

Atrium Health Navicent says Masking policies are staying in place– which requires visitors to wear a surgical mask in buildings where patient care is taking place.

The current guidelines surrounding visitors are listed as:

  • Visitation hours are from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily.
  •  Patients in general inpatient units at Atrium Health Navicent hospitals may have four (4) visitors daily. One (1) adult visitor/caregiver over the age of 18 years of age may stay with the patient from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. See special considerations for COVID patient visitation.
  •  Patients in intensive care units at Atrium Health Navicent hospitals may have two (2) visitors/caregivers at the bedside at a time. One (1) visitor may stay overnight.
  •  Visitors must be screened at the front entrance of the hospital, be in good health (free of respiratory illness, fever cough, etc.) and follow social distancing and safety guidance.
  • Special circumstances will be managed by the treating physician and nursing unit leadership.
  •  Patients in hospice or palliative care may have two (2) visitors at a time at the bedside and one (1) visitor overnight.
  •  Exceptions, as determined by the treating physician and facility leadership, may include: End of life circumstances, communication barriers, caregiver / Decision making assistance needed, Physical, Emotional, or psychiatric concerns where a caregiver is necessary

This visitation policy applies to Atrium Health Navicent locations, including:

  •  Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital
  •  Atrium Health Navicent The Medical Center
  •  Atrium Health Navicent Peach
  •  Atrium Heath Navicent Baldwin
  •  Monroe County Hospital, an Atrium Health Navicent Partner
  •  Atrium Health Navicent Rehabilitation Hospital
  •  Atrium Health Navicent emergency rooms, urgent care centers, clinics and diagnostics centers

For more information about the hospital’s current visitation policies, visit:

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