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Screenings for patients and visitors

COVID-19 screenings for patients and visitors

We are screening patients and visitors before they enter our facilities to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 and keep our children, families and team members healthy. Anyone without a VCU Health System badge will be screened.

Screenings are quick and painless:

1 – We’ll ask if you or your child are experiencing cough, sore throat or difficulty breathing
2 – We’ll quickly take your and your child’s temperature with a no-touch thermometer

If you or your child have any of the symptoms above, or have a temp of 100.4 or higher, we’ll ask you to put on a mask and a member of our clinical team will determine the next steps. We're here to care for our kids and families - and we appreciate your cooperation during these times of change.

Care in our hospitals and clinics

We are here for you – both virtually and in person.

Our emergency room and inpatient hospitals are always open, ready and safe for your family.

As we continue to responsibly restore non-emergency clinics, surgical services and therapies, we are taking important steps to keep your family safe.

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Urgent care

Visiting the emergency room

We have been, and always will be here, to help patients in an emergency.

If your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.


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Telehealth appointments

Virtual care from the comfort of your home

As we start re-opening services, we also are expanding our telehealth services to ensure you and your child can see your physician from home.

Telemedicine appointments can help you get the care you need when you need it.


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