VA hospital suspending visitation

Published: Dec. 30, 2021 at 1:48 PM EST
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SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - The Veterans Affairs hospital in Salem has suspended visitations until further notice, according to a hospital spokesperson.

The suspension comes as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the valley.

The VA is prepared to activate the facility COVID-19 surge plan if needed, according to the spokesperson.

The VA hospital has 11 COVID-19-positive patients as of Thursday.

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