Masks at VA facilities not gone

The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that they were relaxing the requirement for masks to be worn at all VA medical facilities. But if you heard on the news that the mask requirement is gone, it’s not necessarily so.

There is now a three-tier safety system whereby each facility is rated as high, medium or low for Covid transmission problems, and each facility will be monitored weekly for any updates or changes.

So what does it mean if your facility ranks as high for Covid risk? I checked a half dozen VA facilities in my

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