UVA Health community medical centers limit visits


uva healthVisitors will not be permitted into inpatient units, emergency departments, outpatient clinics and outpatient procedures areas of UVA Prince William Medical Center, UVA Haymarket Medical Center and UVA Culpeper Medical Center, as of 8 p.m. Thursday.

In addition, public spaces – including hospital lobbies, cafeterias and waiting areas – are closed to the public.

UVA Health also continues to encourage all members of the community to receive COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Booster shots have been shown to increase the effectiveness of vaccines against COVID-19 and the highly contagious variant of omicron. Data shows that a booster increases protection against omicron infections by about 30% to 70% to 75%, makes symptoms much milder, and significantly reduces the risk of serious illness or hospitalization.

Exceptions to the visit policy

Limited exceptions for specific patients can be made if the visitor is not COVID-19 positive and not showing symptoms of COVID-19 or other contagious disease. All visitors should be screened before entering the hospital, should always wear a mask, and should stay with the patient at all times.

The exceptions include:

  • Pediatric patients and adults requiring guardianship may be accompanied by one (1) designated adult visitor 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout an inpatient admission, emergency room visit, or emergency room visit. ‘a visit or outpatient procedure.
  • Working mothers can designate one (1) adult person to support them throughout their stay.
  • Additional special circumstances determined on a case-by-case basis.

Anyone with questions can call one of the community medical centers before visiting a UVA health facility.

Prince William UVA Medical Center Main Line – 703.369.8000
Haymarket UVA Medical Center Main Line – 571.284.1000
Main line of UVA Culpeper medical center – 540.829.4100