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Where to park at Deaconess Medical Center

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Deaconess Health & Education Center parking garage
Entrance is located on the north side of 5th Ave. between Lincoln St. and Monroe St. Cost for the first half-hour is $.25 with a maximum daily charge of $4. Validation is available for patients from physician offices and for hospital visitors at the main reception desk on the 2nd floor.

Deaconess Medical Office Building lot
Entrance is located on the south side of 5th Ave. between Wall St. and Lincoln St. on the east side of the Deaconess Medical Office Building. This lot is owned by AMPCO Parking. The parking rate is $1.50 per hour. Private physician offices and the hospital front desk receptionists will validate parking.

Metered street parking
Three-hour meters are located on 5th Ave. Ten-hour meters are located on Lincoln St., Wall, St. and 4th Ave., several long blocks from hospital entrances.

Women's & Children's Center parking garage
Entrance is located on the north side of 5th Ave. between Wall St. and Lincoln St. directly west of the Deaconess Women's & Children's Center. Parking is free to patients and visitors at all times.



Where are you going..?
The following guide will help you decide where to park and which entrance to use depending on where you need to go at Deaconess Medical Center.

Admitting
(Located on the 1st floor of the main hospital.) The closest parking is in the Women's & Children's Center parking garage. Several parking spaces are reserved for patients being admitted to the hospital.
Deaconess Surgery Center
(Check-in located on the 4th floor in the DHEC.) If you are instructed to check in at the Deaconess Surgery Center, the closest parking option is the DHEC parking garage. The receptionist will validate your parking.
Emergency
(Located on the 1st floor of the main hospital.) Use the emergency entrance circle drive located on the north side of 5th Ave. between Wall St. and Lincoln St. to drop off your patient. Temporary parking is available directly west of the emergency department. Please move your car to the DHEC parking garage as soon as possible.
Employment/Human Resources
(Located on the 1st floor of the main hospital.) The nearest parking option is the Women's and Children's Center parking garage.
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
(Located on the 2nd floor of the main hospital.) The Deaconess Medical Office Building parking lot is the closest. Additional parking is available at the DHEC garage. Ask the front desk receptionist to validate your parking for either lot.
Labor & Delivery
(Located on the 3rd floor of the Women's & Children's Center.) Expectant mothers and visitors waiting for friends and family members to deliver may park in the Women's & Children's Center parking garage. Several parking spaces are reserved for expectant mothers.
Mother/Baby Unit
(Located on the 2nd floor of the Women's & Children's Center.) The nearest parking lot is the Women's & Children's Center parking garage. Parking is free.
Physical Therapy
(Located on the 1st floor of the main hospital.) If you are an outpatient being treated in the physical therapy department, the closest parking is in the Women's & Children's Center garage. Several parking spaces are reserved for physical therapy patients.
Short Stay Unit
(Check-in is located on the 4th floor of the main hospital.) The closest parking is the Women's & Children's Center parking garage. Parking is free.
Sleep Lab
(Located on the 1st floor of the main hospital.) The nearest parking lot is the Women's & Children's Center parking garage. Parking is free.
Visitors
If you are visiting a patient at Deaconess, the most convenient parking is located in the Deaconess Medical Office Building lot. Additional parking is available in the DHEC garage. The front desk receptionists can validate parking for visitors.
Wound Care/Hyperbaric Unit
(Located on the 1st floor of the main hospital near the ER.) The nearest parking is the Deaconess Medical Office Building parking lot. The front desk receptionist and the receptionist in the wound care department can validate parking for patients.

Special Services at Deaconess
Escort
Patients and visitors who need assistance due to health-related issues that prevent them from walking easily to and from their cars may request an escort through the security department at 473-2007.

Patient Loading/Unloading
Temporary parking is available in the main hospital circular drive (800 W. 5th Ave.) and in front of the main doors at the Deaconess Health and Education Center (910 W. 5th Ave.) on a first come, first served basis for drivers dropping off or picking up patients.

RV/Large Vehicle Parking
For visitors with large vehicles or RVs, parking is available in the "H" parking lot located on the corner of Wall and 5th Ave. Contact security for more information and assistance.

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