BECKLEY, W.V. (WVNS) – Raleigh General Hospital has announced an update to their visitation policy as of today, February 28, 2022.

These revisions come in response to the recent decline in local COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks.

The changes involve limited visitation hours from the hours of 2 PM to 6 PM with the following restrictions:

  • All visitors must enter through the front entrance of the hospital
  • All visitors must screen upon entry
  • Any covid-19 symptoms will result in denied entry
  • All visitors must remain in the room of the patient they are visiting
  • All visitors must perform frequent hand hygiene, both when entering and while visiting
  • All visitors must comply with mask and social distancing guidelines while visiting
  • All visitors must practice proper respiratory etiquitte
  • No person under the age of 16 will be allowed visitation

To learn more about these changes and how we are working to maintain a safe environment for our patients, providers, employees and community, please visit