Regional Medical Center has implemented the following Visitor Guidelines due to COVID 19:

1. The hospital has temporarily closed visitation to the hospital - effective 12/31 @ 6:45 am.

2. Patients are allowed a limited number of visitors at the end of life approved by the treating physician. If COVID positive patient is at the end of life, staff MUST accompany visitor to ensure visitor(s) are wearing appropriate PPE.

3. No visitors under 18 years of age in the hospital.

4. Maternity patients are allowed 1 support person during labor and delivery. It must be the same person for the duration of the patient’s stay.

5. Emergency Department is not allowing visitation unless that patient is a child or requires assistance.

6. Vendors should have an appointment with the appropriate department. No cold calls are allowed.

7. Patients having inpatient surgery will be allowed only one visitor until 6 pm the day of surgery.

8. Patients receiving same day or other elective surgery will be allowed one support person during the duration of procedure and recovery.

9. Pediatric patients may have one visitor.

10. Patients requiring a caregiver due to patient’s memory/mental health concerns may have one caregiver.

(Please note: For patients who are allowed visitors (i.e. labor and delivery, pediatrics, end of life, etc.), the visitor must remain the same person throughout the duration of their stay at the hospital.)

12. Sleep Lab will resume operations for sleep studies. Two patients will be scheduled each night. Masking is required, and patients are encouraged to wear their own masks. A mask will be provided if patients do not have one. Patients are to enter through the Emergency Department for their 8:00 pm appointment.


13. HEALTHPLEX | Annex has returned to regular hours: 5:00 am to 10:00 pm (seven days a week) ) Masking is required and HEALTHPLEX members are encouraged to wear their own masks. A mask will be provided if members do not have one. Members must enter through the HEALTHPLEX entrance, lower level, RMC Annex Building.
14. All HEALTHPLEX fitness locations have reopened with limited capacity, masks are required to be worn upon entry and exiting:

  • HEALTHPLEX | Branchville: 5:00 am - 10:00 pm (seven days a week)
  • HEALTHPLEX | Holly Hill: 5:00 am - 10:00 pm (seven days a week)
  • HEALTHPLEX | St. Matthews: 5:00 am - 10:00 pm (seven days a week)
  • HEALTHPLEX | Santee: Mon/Wed/Thur: 5:00 am - 7:30 am and 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm; Tues/Fri/Sat/Sun:5:00 am - 10:00 pm

RMC Urgent Care | Santee and HEALTHPLEX Therapy have resumed normal operating hours.

HEALTHPLEX (Physical Therapy Only):
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Urgent Care | Santee:
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Patients Please Use the Entrances Listed Below

Patients may walk themselves to their appointment.

Breast Health Center - Enter Through Annex Building | Upper Level: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Cardiology - Main Entrance: Mon - Fri, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sat - Sun, Closed

Dialysis Access Institute (DAI) - DAI Entrance: Mon - Fri, 6:30 am - 5:00 pm; Sat - Sun, Closed

Doctor's Order for COVID Test - Main Entrance: Mon - Fri, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sat - Sun, Closed

Emergency Department (ED) - ED Entrance: 24/7

ExpressCare - Enter Through Annex Building | Upper Level: Mon - Sat, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm; Sun, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

HEALTHPLEX - HEALTHPLEX Entrance Lower Lever RMC Annex Bldg.: 5:00 am to 10:00 pm (seven days a week)

Occupational Medicine - Enter Through Annex Building | Upper Level: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Outpatient Lab - Main Entrance: Mon - Fri, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sat - Sun, Closed

Respiratory Care - Main Entrance: Mon - Fri, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sat - Sun, Closed

Same Day Surgery - Same Day Surgery Entrance: Mon - Fri, 5:30 am - 5:00 pm; Sat - Sun, Closed

Vein & Vascular Centers - Enter Through Annex Building | Upper Level: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm