Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville, Valley Regional Medical Center Initiate New Visitor Policies

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BROWNSVILLE – Valley Regional Medical Center and Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville have initiated no visitor policies to safeguard their patients, staff, and physicians.

Effective Friday, March 20, 2020, 6 a.m., and until further notice, all patient visitation is restricted with exceptions for laboring mothers, pediatrics, patients undergoing surgery and/or if a patient is in a critical state at end of life. 

While both hospitals understand the importance of in-hospital patients having family members and loved ones by their side, this measure is necessary to ensure the wellbeing of our patients, our healthcare professionals, and the community.

With the wider spread of positive COVID-19 cases in the state of Texas, Valley Regional Medical Center and Valley Baptist Medical Center – Brownsville are joining other hospitals to initiate new measures to safeguard colleagues, patients, and medical staff.

The hospitals continue to screen and assess for COVID-19. At this time, the hospitals do not have any confirmed COVID-19 patients.