Due to an increase in influenza activity in our area, we would ask that children 12 years of age and younger not come to the hospital as visitors when at all possible.
For the safety and well-being of your hospitalized family member, we ask that if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please consider delaying your visit until you are feeling better.
- Fever and or sore throat
- New cough, wheezing or bronchitis symptoms
- Cold symptoms: including sneezing and or runny nose
- Vomiting and or diarrhea
- Have been exposed to someone who has the flu
The News Leader recently reported about Flu activity in our community, what to do, and precautions to take: Nearly 500 people diagnosed with the flu at Augusta Health