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