SCDMH and COVID-19: IMPORTANT CHANGES, 3/19/21

Updated SCDMH Mental Health Center Guidelines – 2021

All facilities of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health continue to take precautions to protect patients, residents, and staff from exposure to COVID-19.

Until further notice, all SCDMH outpatient mental health Centers and Clinics are following these guidelines:

  • Face masks are REQUIRED – if you do not have one, one will be provided to you.
  • You must have a TEMPERATURE CHECK upon entry.
  • You must observe PHYSICAL DISTANCING with others in accordance with current CDC guidelines.
  • Any visitor who is NOT a patient or accompanying a patient MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT.
  • All Centers continue to offer visits by secure telephone and video if you prefer them to in-person visits. To learn more, talk to your Center or Clinic staff.
  • If you have questions about these guidelines, call your Center or Clinic staff. Click here for Center and Clinic phone numbers.

Updated March, 2021