COVID-19 | On-going Restrictions

At Optim Health System, we take the health and well-being of you, our patient, as well as our employees, providers, and everyone in the communities we serve, very seriously.

As part of our on-going safety protocols, we continue to closely monitor COVID-19 (coronavirus) through the CDCWHO, and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and update our protocols to mitigate any potential impact accordingly.


All patients and visitors are required to fill out a questionnaire (online and/or in-person) based on CDC guidelines. 

Please DO NOT come in for an appointment, visit or accompany a patient if you or someone you are in close contact with:

  • Has been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days
  • Has been tested for COVID-19 personally over the last 14 days
  • Has chills or a fever (greater than 100.4 F)
  • Is experiencing any respiratory symptoms: dry cough, sore throat, runny nose, congestion, or shortness of breath
  • Has recently lost or had a reduction in your sense of smell or taste
  • Has unexplained bleeding, bruising, rash or skin irritation
  • Has a severe headache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or abdominal paint


Optim Surgery Center and Optim Medical Center-Tattnall 

  • All visitors must be 18 years or older 
  • Requesting only one (1) visitor per patient if possible

Optim Medical Center-Screven and all Optim Health System clinics (orthopedics, neurosurgery, pain management, primary care)

  • “Essential Visitor Only Policy” 
  • Essential Visitors are considered parents / guardians, caretakers, family, and interpreters


If you are interested in Telehealth Virtual Appointments please call the clinic directly for details.

Thank you for your continued patience and adherence to these important protocols. 

Posted: 4/1/2020; Revised: 4/24/20; 7/15/20; 8/31/20; 3/16/21