Pleasant Valley Hospital is closely monitoring and responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation to ensure the hospital is best positioned to meet head-on the very real impacts of this pandemic. Consistent with other leading healthcare organizations across the country and our region, Pleasant Valley Hospital has made policy changes to maximize the effort in mitigating the risks.
Coronavirus Testing Hotline – 304.674.2406
Hotline hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:00am – 4:30pm. Effective Monday, May 4
Did you know that the CDC has updated the list of COVID-19 symptoms?
If you have any of the following symptoms, please call the Pleasant Valley Hospital Coronavirus Testing Hotline at 304.674.2406.
• Shortness of Breath
• Sore Throat
• Muscle Pain
• Runny Nose / Red Eyes
• Loss of Taste/Smell
• Skin Rash
If the Registered Nurses determine you have symptoms of a respiratory virus including COVID-19, you will be given an appointment to our drive-up testing site. Appointments will be given from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Walk-in appointments are not available.
Please bring photo identification and insurance card to your appointment. Those without insurance will still be tested. Self-pay pricing for COVID-19 testing is $64. Please remain in your vehicle upon arrival. Someone will come to your window to test you.
If at any time after you have received a phone screening, you determine your symptoms have worsened, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.
SCHEDULE an APPOINTMENT
If you are a current patient or new patient and would like to schedule a teleHealth telephone appointment, simply contact a PVH provider to schedule your visit date and time. A medical professional will contact you at your scheduled visit time, complete a phone evaluation, and provide medical advice and treatment. Appointments are available from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Primary Care Providers
H. Edward Ayers, MD, internal medicine and pediatrics: 304-675-6015
Brandon DeWees, FNP-C, family medicine: 304-773-5179
Randall Hawkins, MD, internal medicine: 304-675-7700
Wesley Lieving, DO, internal medicine: 304-773-5179
Tess Simon, MD, internal medicine: 304-857-6538
Robert Tayengco, MD, internal medicine: 304-675-4200
Jessica Wilson, DO, family medicine: 304-675-4500
John Crompton, MD, orthopedic surgeon: 304-675-2781
Timothy Damron, MD, FACC, cardiologist: 304-675-1484
Ronn Grandia, MD, FACS, general surgeon: 304-675-1666
Kylie Scott, WHNP-BC, women’s health: 304-857-6503
Jonathan Sedeyn, DO, PhD, general surgeon: 304-675-1666
Richard Tenglin, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist: 304-675-1759
John Wade, MD, allergist and ENT: 304-675-1244
The following policies are in place until further notice:
- Access to the hospital is at the main entrance and emergency room.
- No one will be permitted to be with a patient with few exceptions.
- Exceptions will be considered for circumstances such as end of life care.
- No visitors for anyone in isolation for suspected or confirmed COVID-19.
For PVH Express Care and emergency room:
- Family members will not be allowed to accompany their loved ones into the office or exam room unless absolutely necessary.
- If an essential caregiver is needed for assistance, only one person may accompany a patient.
Temperature Check In for Employees and Authorized Visitors
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, everyone who enters Pleasant Valley Hospital facilities will be checked for fever, shortness of breath, cough, and sore throat.
Employees and authorized visitors alike will be checked. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms of a respiratory virus including a new cough, fever, or shortness of breath is asked to stay home. If you have any questions, please call the COVID-19 Hotline at 304-674-2406.
Authorized visitors will be identified with a badge provided to them at the hospital’s main entrance and Wellness Center screening checkpoints. Additional visitors will not be permitted in the lobby areas.
Pleasant Valley Hospital is committed to going the extra mile to protect and serve the people of our region.
Closings and Cancellations
Due to West Virginia’s current “stay at home” order, Pleasant Valley Hospital is providing services for emergent and urgent needs starting on Monday, March 30, 2020 until further notice.
- Outpatient Rehabilitation Services are closed including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation, and cardiac rehabilitation. They are exploring the use of telephone and e-visits.
- Pomeroy Therapy is closed as of Friday, March 27 until further notice.
• Imaging and diagnostic testing procedures: Given our hospital’s desire to protect our patients, staff, and community from potential exposure or transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has determined it necessary to only perform emergent procedures until further notice. (If a provider deems an imaging or diagnostic test medically necessary, the service will be provided.)
- Provider offices are currently closed to patients and are using teleHealth. Providers are using telephone appointments and exploring the use of e-visits. We will keep you updated as this progress. Learn more here.
- Sleep Lab is closed until further notice.
- Elective Surgeries: Given our hospital’s desire to protect our patients, staff, and community from potential exposure or transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) is cancelling all elective surgeries and procedures as of the end of business on Friday, March 20, 2020 until further notice. PVH will continue providing emergency surgeries.
- Wellness Center gym is closed until further notice.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) across the country. Pleasant Valley Hospital is asking volunteers who can sew and would like to contribute to make masks. The mask PVH is recommending is made of 100% cotton, and the pattern can be found at https://www.craftpassion.com/face-mask-sewing-pattern/
OTHER SUPPLY DONATIONS
With the number of COVID-19 patients rising daily in our nation, Pleasant Valley Hospital anticipates a need for items that are in short supply. The hospital is accepting donated supplies from local businesses that may have them to spare due to recent closures.
Pleasant Valley Hospital is accepting donations of:
- any new/unused masks
- cleaning supplies, such as surface disinfectants
- rubbing alcohol
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- exam gloves (nitro gloves)
- head cover
- shoe cover
- disposable coveralls/bunny suites
To donate masks and supplies, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or drop items off at the main entrance.
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