Amarillo VA Health Care System announces visitation policy change effective Oct. 7

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

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 7, the Amarillo VA Health Care System has altered its visitation policy to allow visitation in the following areas:

Inpatient Units:
– 1 visitor at a time
– Visitation Hours 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Emergency Room:
– 1 visitor at a time in the exam room (Non-COVID patients)

Outpatient Services:
– 1 visitor or Care Provider can accompany a patient
– One escort for Endoscopy procedures
– One escort for day surgery and Endo

The VA Clinics in Childress, Clovis, Dalhart and Lubbock only utilize Outpatient Services. No visitors under 18 years of age (exceptions granted on a case-by-case basis). The Amarillo VA Health Care System will continue to evaluate the visitation policy as conditions change. Veterans with questions about visitation can call 806-355- 9703 and press option 2.

(Press release from the Amarillo VA Health Care System)


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