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Visiting Hours

For the health and safety of our patients, visitors and team members, please observe the following visitor guidelines: 

  • With certain restrictions and precautions, inpatients at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital and Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital may be accompanied by one adult patient support partner at a time between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. One adult patient support partner may stay overnight. In addition:
      • Pediatric inpatients may be accompanied by two adults.
      • Labor-and-delivery inpatients may be accompanied by two adults.
      • ICU patients who are not on COVID-19 isolation may be accompanied by one adult patient support partner during the hours of 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.
  • For the safety of patients, their loved ones and our team members, patients in COVID-19 isolation may not be accompanied by a patient support partner. Exceptions may be made for end-of-life situations and other special circumstances.
  • Adult patients in the emergency department are permitted one patient support partner. Pediatric patients may be accompanied by two adults. 
  • Patients receiving outpatient services may be accompanied by one adult patient support partner.
  • Patients at Tidelands Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, may be accompanied by one visitor at a time between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

As a reminder:

  • Our hospital cafeterias are open only for patients, designated patient support partners and staff.
  • Patients who need assistance from the business office should reach out by phone. For the Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital business office, call 843-652-1020. For the business office at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital, call 843-652-8201.
  • Vendors are only allowed when necessary to support critical hospital functions.

safemask required

Please note, a mask is required for all patients, visitors and vendors while inside Tidelands Health premises. 

An appropriate mask does not include: cloth or vented masks, bandanas or neck gaiters. 

Complimentary medical grade masks are available at check-in desks. 

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