CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Trident Health on Tuesday will relax the enhanced guest screening and visitation policy that has been in place through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Under the new policy, guests will no longer have to undergo temperature checks before entering the hospital. Masks are still required.
Additionally, patients will be allowed two visitors at a time between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
The following patients will be allowed one overnight guest:
- Laboring Mothers
- Patient Advocates Pre/Post Surgery
- End of Life
- Designated support person for a patient with a disability
Confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients are allowed one guest at a time for a maximum of 15 minutes. Social distancing must be maintained.
Behavioral health patients will be allowed 15-minute-long in-person visits. Patients can also now rotate visitors. The visits will be between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.