FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The visitation level has shifted at the Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital in Franklin County.

The hospital has been at red-level visitation since Aug. 31 and has changed its visitation level to yellow as of 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

This level allows the following guidelines for visitors:

  • A designated support person is allowed for patients with physical limitations or cognitive impairments
  • Pediatric patients are allowed to have two designated visitors
  • A visitor is allowed while the patient is being prepped during same-day surgery
  • A case-by-case basis for patients who are high-risk immunocompromised
  • Visitation allowed for end-of-life patients

The Franklin County location is the only Carilion facility with visitation restrictions. Health officials say that each facility determines visitation on a regular basis.