VA Central Ohio Healthcare System
News, Events & Media Home
The Central Ohio Veterans Healthcare System Public Affairs make every attempt to assist News Media in their newsgathering, to provide access to our facilities and to make expert resources available. Our top priority, however, is protecting the privacy and security of the patients we serve. News Media may contact the Central Ohio Veterans Healthcare System Public Affairs by calling 614-257-5469.
Visiting Our Facilities
We strictly adhere to federal guidelines regarding patient privacy as outlined by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. To protect our patients' privacy, we require all reporters and photographers visiting our facilities to be escorted by a public affairs staff member. Media access may be limited or denied to any area of a facility at the discretion of the medical center director, the patients' health care team or individual physicians.
Our administrative hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Emergencies are seen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.