Visitor Information - Hershel Woody Williams VA Medical Center
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Hershel Woody Williams VA Medical Center


Visitor Information

In order to ensure the highest quality of medical care and provide for the health and safety of patients, employees, and visitors; procedures have been established for our visiting, number and age of visitors, and waiting areas. Exception to the established procedures for patient visitation can be made at the discretion of the attending physician.


VAMC Huntington serves veterans from the Tri-State area including counties in West Virginia, southern Ohio, and eastern Kentucky. In addition to our main medical center in Huntington, we offer a number of services to our patients in two VA staffed outpatient clinics in Charleston and Prestonsburg, and rural health outreach clinics in Gallipolis, Ohio and Lenore, West Virginia.

Waiting Areas

For your convenience and safety, we have special waiting areas throughout the facility. Please do not gather in the hallways or at the nurses' stations. You may also want to review our Visiting Hours and Policies.


VAMC Huntington has a Police Service. Our officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility and parking lots. For general police assistance, please dial 2855. Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents, and personal property losses to the VA Police while on the facility grounds as soon as possible.

Because the VA Medical Center is federal property, all persons and bags are subject to search. In addition, no weapons, alcohol, or illegal drugs are permitted.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found is located at the Switchboard Operator's office, room 1C101 on the first floor near the old main entrance to the medical center. You may also contact them at extension 0.


A nondenominational chapel is located on the first floor of the hospital, room 1C106. Chaplain services are available 24 hours a day. Sunday worship services are held at 8:30 a.m. Chaplain Service has religious materials available upon request.