Salisbury VA Medical Center Will Implement Screenings To Prevent Virus Outbreak

SALISBURY, N.C. — The Salisbury Veterans Affairs Health Care System (HCS) is taking proactive measures with limited the spread of COVID-19 by screening all individuals who want to enter the property for the virus.

According to a news release, this action will start on Monday, March 9.

All veterans and staff at the Salisbury VA Medical Center will enter and exit at the Hedrick entrance from Brenner Avenue.

Veterans and staff are also encouraged to take every day preventative actions to avoid being exposed to the virus including:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Stay home if you are sick or becoming sick.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • If you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with symptoms, call the VA before going to the facility.

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