Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center implements no visitors policy

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Effective Tuesday, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (VAMC) will join the list of hospitals restricting visitors to curb the spread of COVID-19.

According to a statement from the VAMC, the policy is designed to “prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in a joint effort to keep our patients and staff safe.”

Exceptions to the policy will be made for:

  • Veteran patients requiring assistance getting to and completing their appointment
  • Critical care or end of life patients

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