Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Life Center of Galax to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Life Center of Galax.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Addiction Recovery Programs & Levels of Care in Virginia

At Life Center of Galax, in Virginia, we pride ourselves in the comprehensive, holistic rehab that we are able to offer to all who come to our center for care.

In order to provide the most optimal services possible, while remaining true to our vision of superseding all standards of care, our addiction rehab center offers the following treatment programs and levels of care, of which may be incorporated into a patient’s individualized treatment plan:

  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment emphasizes the use of group therapy and process
  • Gender Specific Groups provide patients with a sense of security and overall wellbeing as they work towards achieving recovery
  • Relapse Treatment and Prevention focuses on key areas necessary for preventing relapse
  • DUI/DWI Program allows patients in Virginia, to take part in a 7-14 day inpatient treatment program
  • Opiate Recovery is designed to access and treat the individual at the most appropriate level of care, meeting the patient where he or she is at in his or her recovery from an opioid addiction
  • Co-Occurring Disorder Program is designed to treat the individual holistically, addressing the presence of substance use disorder concerns and co-occurring psychiatric conditions simultaneously
  • Family Therapy includes educational lectures, group therapy, and individual counseling sessions
  • Day Support is a less intense, more flexible approach to rehab
  • Aftercare is a critical step to a patient’s ongoing personal recovery

Galax's specialty programs allowed me to receive an individualized treatment plan that helped me get back on track.

– Oliver
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