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Community can now access online self-assessment tool for COVID-19
WARRENTON, Va., March 17, 2020 – Novant Health UVA Health System will be following expanded recommendations from the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association to reduce the risk of transmitting respiratory illnesses. Effective immediately, Novant Health UVA Health System will be suspending all visitation, with the following exceptions:
Visitor restrictions apply to the following Novant Health UVA Health System facilities:
Friends and family members are encouraged to use phone calls or video chats on personal phones or mobile devices to communicate with loved ones who are patients. Approved visitors will be screened prior to entry and must be healthy (no cough, fever or flu-like symptoms).
To further reduce/centralize foot traffic and protect the health of patients, team members and providers, Novant Health UVA Health System has:
Loading docks at Novant Health UVA Health System acute care facilities will be staffed with a screener for vendors during business hours. The following entrances will remain open for patients and approved visitors:
Please note that these hours may change. Novant Health UVA Health System would like to thank the community for its flexibility and understanding as it navigates changing policies and recommendations to mitigate transmission of respiratory illnesses.
Additionally, in alignment with updated guidance from Virginia Assisted Living Association, Novant Health UVA Health System Caton Merchant House is also restricting all visitor access at this time. Caton Merchant House is regularly taking temperatures of all staff and residents and limiting communal dining and activities.
Novant Health UVA Health System has also implemented an online self-assessment tool for COVID-19. This will allow community members to remain safely at home and only proceed to a medical provider if necessary.
The coronavirus assessment tool can be found on NovantHealthUVA.org/coronavirus along with additional COVID-19 resources in English and Spanish.