VCU Health suspends all visitation to patients with limited exceptions

VCU Health suspends all visitation to patients with limited exceptions
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - As COVID-19 cases across central Virginia continue to increase, VCU Health is suspending all visitation to adult patients.

Starting on January 1, all in-person visits to hospitalized adult patients are suspended.

“This temporary, full visitor restriction policy is designed to keep our team members, patients and community safe,” VCU Health said.

The only exceptions include:

  • Labor & Delivery and Mother & Infant units: One adult support person permitted per patient for the duration of the patient’s hospital stay. Professional doulas are permitted and are not included in the visitor count.
  • Pediatric patients in all units: Two adult visitors, 18 years or older, permitted per patient. Only one visitor can stay overnight.
  • Patients at the end of life: The number of visitors will be determined by the patient’s care team.

To view the full policy, click here.

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