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COVID-19 Health Protection Guidelines
According to the Centers for Disease Control, our current transmission level in the community is high.As such, here are the health protection guidelines you need to be aware of before you enter one of our facilities:
Self-screening. Contact your primary care team before visiting any of our locations if you have COVID-19 symptoms.
No more than 2 visitors allowed per inpatient
To reduce the number of people in our facilities, if you are able, please come alone to your outpatient medical appointments.
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On the same day that the U.S. reached the historic milestone of 1 million organ transplants on Sept. 9, Army Veteran Tyrone Murphy became the recipient of a new kidney at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.