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    Phone:    (540) 375-4200
    Toll Free: (800) 451-5544 
                (Richmond Office)

    Street Address:
    5525 Catawba Hospital Drive
    Catawba, Virginia 24070

    Mailing Address:
    Catawba Hospital
    P.O. Box 200
    Catawba, Virginia 24070-0200


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Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Statement

This Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Statement addresses the collection, use, security and access of/to personal information that may be collected and maintained through use of Internet Web sites owned and operated by Catawba Hospital or the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) or any of the hospitals and training centers operated thereby.

It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Catawba Hospital and DBHDS that personal information about citizens will be collected only to the extent necessary to provide services and/or benefits thereto; that only appropriate information will be collected; and that the citizen shall understand the reason the information is collected and be able to examine the information so collected and maintained by Catawba Hospital or DBHDS.

This Catawba Hospital web site:

  1. Collects no personal information, except as provided below.
  2. Does not place a “cookie” on your computer.
  3. Will not track your movements through the Web site.
  4. May allow you to send comments or requests to Catawba Hospital or DBHDS mailboxes or participate in listserver discussion groups.  E-mail addresses and messages so obtained shall not be used for other purposes and shall not be sold or otherwise distributed to outside organizations, except as required by law.  Be advised, however, that any e-mail message received by Catawba Hospital or DBHDS that is in and of itself unlawful, seeks to aid or abet an unlawful act, or has as its intended purpose the destruction or disruption of Catawba Hospital or DBHDS information technology resources, may be turned over to an appropriate law enforcement agency for investigation and/or prosecution.

Catawba Hospital and DBHDS may deploy firewall and intrusion detection technologies that log connections to this Web site.  Log entries typically include source and destination Internet Protocol addresses, domain names, services/protocols used and other non-personal information.  Such log files tend to be very large and are intended to be used primarily for performance monitoring and troubleshooting by technical support staff; as such, they have a limited disk-life and are not archived.  However, if during routine monitoring and troubleshooting, evidence of unlawful acts or attempts to cause the destruction or disruption of Catawba Hospital or DBHDS information technology resources is uncovered, the log files may be retained and turned over to an appropriate law enforcement agency for investigation and/or prosecution.

For your convenience, this Catawba Hospital Web site may provide links to Web sites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses.   When you link to another Web site from any Catawba Hospital or DBHDS Web site, the scope and effect of this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Statement ends and that of the linked-to web site begins.   The provision of links to other Web sites shall not be construed as an endorsement by Catawba Hospital or DBHDS of any content, viewpoint, product or service expressed or marketed by the operator of the linked-to web site.

Although every effort is made to keep this web site updated, neither Catawba Hospital, DBHDS nor any employee or contractor thereof warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on this Web site or any Web site that links to or is linked from this Web site. Neither Catawba Hospital nor DBHDS shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained using this Web site does so at his or her own risk.

Thank you for your interest in and use of this Web site.

Accessibility Link and Information

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

The W3C's commitment to lead the Web to its full potential includes promoting a high degree of usability for people with disabilities.

The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), http://www.w3.org/WAI/, in coordination with organizations around the world, is pursuing accessibility of the Web through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines, tools, education and outreach, and research and development.

Accessibility Policy

Through its Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is promoting a high degree of Web access for people with disabilities. In coordination with organizations around the world, WAI is pursuing Web accessibility through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines, tools, education and outreach, and research and development. To help support the WAI, this site is complying with W3C guidelines for Web accessibility.

At a minimum, this web site meets Level A Conformance to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, as well as conforming to the HTML 4.01 standard.


For Comments or Questions Concerning this Web Site, contact the Webmaster   Catawba Hospital,
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Commonwealth of Virginia
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