Amarillo VA Health Care System Announces Visiting Policy Change Effective September 27th | KLBK | KAMC


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AMARILLO, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) – The following is a press release from the Amarillo VA Health Care Systems:

As of Monday, September 27th, the Amarillo VA Health Care System has changed its visiting policy to allow visits under certain circumstances as stated below:

Stationary units:
– 1 visitor at the same time
– Must use the main lobby
– Visiting times 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
– Nobody under the age of 18

emergency department:
– 1 visitor at the same time in the examination room (non-COVID patients)
– Visitors are not allowed to be in the waiting room

Outpatient services:
– Encouraged to participate unaccompanied
– The nursing staff can accompany the patient
– An accompanying person for day surgery and endo

Veterans with questions about the visit can call 806-355-9703 and press option 2. The Amarillo VA Health Care System will continue to evaluate visiting policies as conditions change.

(Amarillo VA health system press release) continues ongoing coverage of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), its effects and vaccination efforts.

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