For Visitors

At Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, we're focused on delivering the best care to your loved one and you. We hope this visitor information helps you. 

General Guidelines

  • People with colds, sore throats or any contagious diseases should not visit patients.
  • Visitors must dress appropriately and must wear shirts and shoes.
  • We request no more than three visitors should be in a patient's room at one time.
  • Visits should be kept short. Visitors should maintain a quiet environment.
  • Visitors may be asked to leave the room during baths, tests or treatments or when the doctor or nurse needs to see the patient.

Cafeteria & Dogwood Deli

DogwoodBistroLogo3.pngThe Dogwood Bistro Cafeteria

Our new cafeteria -- The Dogwood Bistro -- is now ready to serve guests. It is on the basement floor of our Talmadge Tower I. We hope you find our new cafeteria a welcoming, relaxing and delicious place to dine.

Breakfast Hours -- 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Lunch Hours -- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dinner Hours -- 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Overnight Hours -- 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Dogwood DeliDogwood Deli

Our Dogwood Deli on the first floor of Prince Tower and offers a selection of sandwiches, salads and desserts.

Vending Machines

Vending machines locations include:

  • Adjacent to Chapel, Prince Tower 1, First Floor

  • Atrium, Prince Tower 2, Third Floor

  • Family Waiting Area, Prince Tower 1, Sixth Floor

  • General Surgery Waiting Area, Talmadge Tower, Second Floor

Hospital Directions

Need help finding the cafeteria or a certain department, our detailed departmental directions can help you.

Automated Teller Machines (ATM)

For your convenience, an ATM is on the first floor in the Prince Tower and in the Main Cafeteria. For service related issues regarding the ATM, call Athens First at 706-357-7000.


To ensure the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff, smoking is prohibited in all ARMC buildings and on campus.

Entrance to the Building After Hours

For the safety of our patients, access to our building is limited at night. All entrances are secured from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. All authorized visitors (family members and/or significant others) during this time will be asked to enter through the Emergency Department and obtain a visitor pass from Public Safety.

Overnight Accommodations

Overnight accommodations are available at The Guest House.