Amarillo VA Health Care System announces visitation policy change effective Sept. 27

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

Beginning Monday, Sept. 27, the Amarillo VA Health Care System has altered its visitation policy to start allowing visitation in certain circumstance as identified below:

Inpatient Units:
– 1 visitor at a time
– Must use Main Lobby
– Visitation Hours 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
– No one under 18 years of age

Emergency Room:
– 1 visitor at a time in the exam room (Non-COVID patients)
– Visitors will not be permitted to stay in the waiting room

Outpatient Services:
– Encouraged to attend unaccompanied
– Care provider may escort the patient
– One escort for day surgery and Endo

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

(Press release from the Amarillo VA Health Care System)


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