Updated Masking Guidelines
Effective Thursday, May 11, 2023, the following masking policy will go into effect for the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center and Veteran Health Indiana outpatient clinics and facilities.
MASKING FOR STAFF & CONTRACTORS:
Masking remains required for staff when providing direct face-to-face patient care in all settings. All respiratory precautions requirements remain in effect in accordance with the Respiratory Protection Standard 19 CFR 1910.134. Employees shall wear respirators when exposed to respiratory hazards.
MASKING FOR VETERANS & VISITORS:
Masking is required for all Veteran patients and visitors known to have an illness or have symptoms of an illness in all settings. Masking is required for all visitors to an inpatient room and the emergency treatment rooms.