Visiting hours suspended at VA medical center in Louisiana due to coronavirus

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Visitation to Overton Brooks VA Medical Center is now suspended due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus.

Officials say visitation will only be allowed for these exceptions:

Patients in palliative care and End-of-Life care
Visitation will be limited to one visitor per patient room, PER DAY
Veterans with scheduled appointments should come to the VA alone, if possible
Emergency care is not affected
Contractors conducting business at the hospital may enter

REMEMBER: If you feel you have been exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms like those on the CDC website, do not go to the hospital. Instead, call for instructions:

(318) 990-5000
(800) 644-8370

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