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 Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital 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 Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • 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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Rio Vista Behavioral Health
1390 Northwestern Dr.
El Paso, TX 79912

Rio Vista Behavioral Health is proud to be one of the newest members of the El Paso, Texas, community.

Located on the banks of the majestic Rio Grande River in western Texas, El Paso is a two-time recipient of the National Civic League’s All American City award. The city is home to thousands of U.S. service members, veterans, retirees, and their families. Fort Bliss, one of the U.S. Army’s largest military installations, is located here, as are William Beaumont Army Medical Center and Biggs Army Airfield.  

The El Paso metropolitan area, which contains both El Paso and Hudspeth counties, has a population of more than 1 million residents. El Paso is also part of the El Paso–Juárez–Las Cruces binational metropolitan area, which includes parts of Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico.  

With more than 300 sunny days every year, El Paso has earned the nickname “Sun City.” Although this name is related to climate, it is also reflective of the city as a whole. El Paso is a warm and energetic community, with a strong educational foundation and a vibrant and diverse cultural composition.  

At Rio Vista, we are honored to have the opportunity to serve individuals and families in and around El Paso. We look forward to being a valuable resource for our new neighbors for many years to come. 

Introducing Rio Vista Behavioral Health

Rio Vista Behavioral Health offers state-of-the-art inpatient psychiatric and detox services in the El Paso, Texas, area. Our commitment is to provide men, women, and children in our community with individualized treatment planning and ongoing recovery support.