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Visitation Guidelines

Call for more information: 770-219-9000

Northeast Georgia Health System continues to adapt to best practices regarding COVID-19. For the protection of our patients, staff and community, our visitation guidelines have been updated. We understand that it is difficult to be away from family especially during times of illness or injury and we appreciate your support.

Location

Visitor Policy

Waiting Room

Intensive Care Unit No visitors Open only for special exceptions
NICU No visitors Closed
Pediatric patients
(under 18) regardless of unit
One parent or guardian at a time Closed
Labor and Delivery One identified support person for length of stay Closed
Mother/Baby One identified support person for length of stay Closed
Long-term expectant mothers No visitors Closed
Surgery and Procedures One visitor allowed to wait in the waiting room Open
Emergency Department One visitor allowed to wait in the waiting room Open
All others (including medical, surgical, cardiac, Northeast Georgia Physicians Group and The Heart Center) No visitors Closed
Inpatient Rehabilitation One identified support person for length of stay – at the discretion of the clinical staff. Closed

 

Exceptions may be made for end of life or special patient needs. Call 770-219-2998 to speak with a Patient Experience Representative.

Emergency Department

Visitation is limited to one visitor per room. Visitors should be 12 years old, or older. Like the ICU, certain exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

ICU Visitation

Visitation has been restricted, and no visitors are allowed. Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Inpatient Rooms

Visitation is limited to one visitor per room. Visitors should be 12 years old, or older. Like the ICU, certain exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Labor and Delivery Visitation

Visitation is limited to one visitor per room. Visitors should be 12 years old, or older. Like the ICU, certain exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Laurelwood

Visitation is limited to two visitors per patient.

New Horizons Lanier Park and New Horizons Limestone

Visitation has been restricted, and no visitors are allowed. Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

NICU Visitation

Visitation is limited to only the patient’s mother and the other band holder.

We also encourage everyone to do their part to prevent the spread of illness by practicing good hand hygiene, cough etiquette and by disinfecting surfaces.

Learn about what NGHS is doing to address COVID-19.

Need more information?

For any additional questions, please see location phone numbers below:

  • NGMC Gainesville: 770-219-9000
  • NGMC Braselton: 770-848-8000
  • NGMC Barrow: 770-867-3400
  • NGMC Lumpkin: 706-867-4110
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