Visiting Hours and Guidelines

Visitors can be very important to a patient's recovery, and all patients have equal visitation privileges, according to their own preferences. However, it is important to balance the benefits of visitation with the hospital's duty to provide the most therapeutic environment possible for recovery. Clinically appropriate limitations may be placed on patient's visitation when it would interfere with the care.

Temporary Visitor Restrictions

As the world continues to navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19, we are continuing to take additional steps to ensure all patients, guests and associates remain safe by limiting hospital visitors.

View Current Visitation Policy

Gift Shop

The hospital gift shop is located in the front lobby, and stocks candy, fresh flowers, greeting cards, baby items, balloons, jewelry and an assortment of other gifts. Gift wrapping is available for purchases made in the shop. The Hospital Auxiliary operates the gift shop. Proceeds fund scholarships for students who live in Aiken County and are enrolled in accredited medical education programs. Please check with the nurse before giving a patient any food or candy. Flowers are not permitted in the Intensive Care Units.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (closed Saturday and Sunday)

Meditation Room

The meditation room is located on the 2nd floor.

Café 302

The cafeteria is located on the first floor.


The cafeteria is currently operating on limited hours, continuing to offer breakfast and lunch between the hours of 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Patient meals are available to order as normal.

Vending machines are located in the Outpatient Surgery waiting area, ICU waiting area, and emergency department waiting area.


Parking is available in all areas around the facility. Handicap parking spaces are available at the main entrance of the hospital. We ask that you do not park under the porticoes of the Main Lobby, Emergency Department, Registration Lobbies or the Women’s LifeCare Center. These areas are for patient pickup/drop-off only.


To promote better health for patients, associates and visitors, the entire Aiken Regional campus is TOBBACO FREE. This includes all forms of tobacco, including smokeless, and e-cigarettes.

Do NOT smoke, use e-cigarettes, light matches or lighters where oxygen is used.

Guest/Visitor Meals

We are happy to serve guest meal trays upon request. For ordering information, please contact nutrition services at ext. 5037.