VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System is working to expand services at our Medical Center campus and our other off-site clinic locations. These efforts will align with federal, state and local guidance and will focus on the continued safety of our employees and Veterans.
Effective May 7, 2020, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System will be operating under the following layers of protection for all (Veterans, staff, trainees, volunteers, inpatient residents, and visitors) who come to our health care facilities.
The layers of protection for all include:
- All individuals MUST wear appropriate face masks while on our campuses and in our off-site clinic locations. Health care providers will wear appropriate issued personal protective equipment (PPE). Any Veteran who needs a mask while being at the Medical Center or any of our off-site clinics will be provided a mask.
- Entry point screenings are required for all who enter the VA Ann Arbor Medical Center and off-site clinic locations.
- Virtual visits are encouraged, please contact your Primary Care or Mental Health Provider.
- Cleaning of high-touch surfaces in our facilities
- Increased physical distancing in common areas like waiting rooms, Canteen and retail stores.
The Medical Center is not allowing visitors/general public into our facilities except for those directly assisting or caring for a Veteran to include any end-of-life care.If you are sick or have symptoms of respiratory illness (fever, cough, shortness of breath), stay home and contact your VA Ann Arbor provider.We continue to offer virtual access to care options. Learn more at www.connectedcare.va.gov/ or contact your VA Ann Arbor provider.
If you have symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath, call us at 734-845-5290 (press 2) before visiting us. For other concerns, you may be able to access VA care from home by phone or using VA virtual care options.VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System continues to take proactive steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19. In accordance with CDC guidelines for intake precautions, VA Ann Arbor continues to conduct 100% mandatory screenings for everyone who enters all of our facilities.The Medical Center is not allowing visitors/general public into our facilities except for those directly assisting or caring for a Veteran to include any end of life care.
Directly assisting or caring for a Veteran is defined as:
- A single individual responsible for transporting a patient coming for a procedure or being discharged from the hospital.
- A single designated partner or primary caretaker.
Information on visitation:
- Patients are limited to one visitor at a time.
- No visitors under age 18.
- Visitors are not permitted to see patients if they exhibit any respiratory illness symptoms (coughing, sneezing, runny nose, fever, etc.)
- All visitors will follow respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette precautions while in the common areas of the facility.
All events are cancelled until further notice. Please call your local point of contact prior to traveling for questions regarding cancellations.