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Raleigh General Hospital reinstating COVID -19 Restrictions.

Beckley, WV – (WWNR) Surging COVID-19 Cases has prompted a local Hospital to reinstate safety protocols.

According to a statement issued by the hospital Raleigh General Hospital will be enforcing a no-visitor/limited visitor policy effective immediately for all inpatient units and outpatient areas.

Some exceptions apply for the no-visitor policy, including:

• Pediatric patients will be allowed one parent or guardian only.

• Obstetric patients will be allowed to have one support person with them for their entire hospital visit.

• End-of-life care limited exceptions will be made for end-of-life and medical necessity as determined by the care team.

Raleigh General Hospital says it continues to take all the necessary precautions to keep patients and staff safe by isolating COVID-19 patients, enforcing a universal masking policy, screening everyone who enters the facilities, as well as cleaning and disinfecting protocols, and enhancing safety with new personal protective equipment protocols.

For up-to-date information, visit www.CDC.gov. Learn more about Raleigh General Hospital’s response to COVID-19 at RaleighGeneral.com.