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Trident Health updates visitation policy 

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 CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Trident Medical Center announced an update to its hospital visitation policy. 

Visitation hours are now 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. for all patients. 

Visitors must be at least 18-years-old and wear a mask while in the hospital. 

At Trident and Summerville Medical Centers patients without COVID-19 can have two visitors at a time. 

At Summerville Medical, three adult visitors are allowed at a time in the Women’s & Children’s unit. 

Two adults are allowed to stay overnight. 

Hospital officials say the update reflects the improving impact of COVID-19 in the Lowcountry. 

Patients with COVID-19 are allowed one visitor at both hospitals. 

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