Updated July 12: During an online Q&A chat, a fan asked if Brytni Sarpy would be returning to General Hospital. Soaps.com reports that her character, Valerie Spencer, will be back in Port Charles once again. The actress replied, "Yes... Val will be back periodically, I start shooting again in a few weeks." Stay tuned for her return date.
On February 2, 2018: Soaps.com has learned that Brytni Sarpy is back in the ABC studios taping "General Hospital" scenes. Look for Valerie Spencer to return to the canvas sometime this month, as reported by Soap Digest. On January 2, 2017 Brytni Sarpy, who's played Valerie Spencer since 2014, has been moved to recurring status on "General Hospital" in order for the actress to work on other projects.