Visitor restrictions at Martinsburg VA Medical Center

West Virginia

The center says the restrictions are to help reduce spreading the flu

Courtesy: Martinsburg VA Medical Center Facebook

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (WDVM) — The Martinsburg VA Medical Center said Tuesday it is placing some restrictions for visitors and family members due to the “high number” of flu-related illnesses.

The restrictions include:

  • Visitors should be only immediate family members or caregivers
  • Only Veteran patients and immediate family with appointments should visit
  • No children under the age of 14 years old
  • No visitors allowed in the fifth-floor community living centers

The center said in the case of a dying patient, special exceptions may be made.

The Martinsburg VAMC visitor and medical center information is available on the information line at 304-579-2605.

If you have symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath, please call the medical center at 304-263-0811 and then select option 3 to speak to a nurse before visiting the facility. Tell them about your symptoms and any recent travel. 

Martinsburg VA Medical Center

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