Visitor Guidelines

Updated Visitor Guidelines

August 23, 2021

Updated visitor guidelines go into effect on August 24, 2021. These changes apply to all Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist locations, with the exception of patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 or who are considered persons under investigation (PUI). These updated precautions apply to all Wake Forest Baptist locations.


No use of tobacco products or electronic cigarettes is allowed on Medical Center property or within any Medical Center vehicle. We discourage the use of tobacco products by Medical Center staff/faculty or visitors on properties adjacent to Medical Center properties, such as sidewalks, highway right-of-ways, and privately owned properties.

Weapons are prohibited on all Medical Center property. “Weapons” is defined as any object used to intimidate, inflict bodily harm, or kill such as firearms, knives or blades, brass knuckles, mace, pepper spray, etc. Only law enforcement personnel with statutory authority (authority to enforce federal, state or county law) are permitted to carry weapons on Medical Center property.