Visitor Policy

Optim Health System’s commitment remains the same: Unmatched Safety. Compassionate Care.

Due to the low vaccination rate and the rise in COVID-19 cases in the communities we serve, we are updating our Visitation Policy effective Wednesday, August 11 Until Further Notice.

Optim Medical Center – Tattnall

Emergency Departments

  • No visitors permitted in the Emergency Department

Inpatient Rooms

  • One (1) Adult (18+) visitor permitted for non-COVID-19 related patients
  • No visitors permitted for COVID-19 related patients

Outpatient and Other Areas

  • One (1) Essential Adult (18+) visitor permitted
  • Essential Visitors are considered parents, guardians, caretakers, family, and interpreters

Hospital-Wide

  • Screening upon Entry, Masking, Social Distancing and Other COVID-19 Safety Protocols must be strictly followed at all times
  • Certain patient care and common areas may have more restricted access
  • Exceptions to Visitor Policy only permitted for extenuating circumstances, such as end-of-life

Optim Medical Center – Screven

Hospital-Wide

  • No visitors permitted
  • Screening upon Entry, Masking, Social Distancing and Other COVID-19 Safety Protocols must be strictly followed at all times
  • Exceptions to Visitor Policy only permitted for extenuating circumstances, such as end-of-life

Optim Surgery Center

  • One (1) Essential Adult (18+) visitor permitted
  • Essential Visitors are considered parents, guardians, caretakers, family, and interpreters
  • Certain patient care and common areas may have restricted access

OHS Clinics

This does not include the independent Optim Orthopedics practice clinics.

  • One (1) Essential Adult (18+) visitor permitted
  • Essential Visitors are considered parents, guardians, caretakers, family, and interpreters