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    Covid-19 Information



    CDC Covid-19 Information


    Lavaca Medical Center is not a drive-up/walk-up COVID-19 testing center. The Emergency Room is open 24/7 for patients who are sick and are needing Emergency Room services. Please contact your primary care physician regarding testing site locations.


    Inpatient Visitor Policy:


    Visiting Hours at LMC are from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., 7 days a week.

    Masks are required for patients and employees at all times while inside the facility.

    Thank you in advance for your cooperation. VISITORS MUST USE THE MAIN ENTRANCE.


    Covid-19 Vaccine Updates:


    Lavaca Medical Center offers the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine available for those interested in first dose, second dose, or booster vaccinations. Vaccination clinics will be held periodically. Please call (361)798-1200 for more information.

    Moderna Vaccine Fact Sheet - https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/eua/modernatx.html

    Covid-19 Facility Updates:


    Lavaca Medical Center (LMC) is dedicated to protecting the health and safety of our community, patients and employees. Lavaca Medical Center continues to take all precautions necessary as issued by the CDC to protect patients and healthcare workers. We have policies and procedures in place and will continue to work closely with the Texas Department of State Health Services and the CDC for their guidance. Please be aware of the measures below for the safety of our patients, visitors, and employees.

    Masks Are Still Required While Inside Lavaca Medical Center Facilities:


    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to recommend that anyone entering a health care facility continues to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. Lavaca Medical Center is regulated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); therefore, the facility must adhere to all federal rules that supersede all state guidance and/or executive orders. CMS requires that all hospitals follow CDC recommendations regarding preventing the spread of COVID-19. These recommendations included limiting visitors, face coverings/masks, social distancing, hand hygiene practices, and screening everyone who enters a healthcare facility for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Lavaca Medical Center has been, and will remain, in compliance with the CDC recommendations and CMS requirements listed above. Masks must be worn upon entrance, during your time in the facility, and as you exit the facility. Please do not remove your mask until you are outside.

    Hospital Entrances:


    If you are experiencing fever, cough, shortness of breath, please drive to the back of the facility and a nurse will assist you.

    The Health & Wellness Center Entrance is open for Physical Therapy patients and customers of The Health Rock Café.

    All other patients/visitors are to use the Main Hospital Entrance or the Emergency Room Entrance.

    Openings & Closures:


    Lavaca Family Health Clinic hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.

    The Fitness Center is open. You must access the Fitness Center from the door that opens directly from the gym to the outside of the building.

    The Health Rock Café is open. Please use the Health & Wellness Center Entrance. Hours of operation are: Breakfast 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Masks must be worn while you are in the facility.


    As the virus continues to be a concern, we want to assure you that we are providing you with the most up-to-date information, as well as the best service, resources, and support available to protect you, our patients, and our community. Updates can be found here on our website, as well as on our Facebook Page.