Reminder: Flu Restriction in Effect

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The flu is still prevalent in our community. Here are some visitation recommendations for your protection and that of our patients and staff.

Masks are available at all main entrances and on each inpatient nursing unit and we STRONGLY encourage you to wear one as protection. Also, please wash your hands well, before and after your visit.

If you are feeling any of the following symptoms please consider delaying your visit:

  • Fever and/or a sore throat
  • New Cough, wheezing, or bronchitis symptoms
  • Cold symptoms; including sneezing and or runny nose
  • Rash
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea

A child blowing his noseDuring this restriction, it is RECOMMENDED that children under the age of 12 NOT visit hospitalized patients.

Please feel free to speak to the nursing staff if you have any questions about these recommendations and take necessary precautions.

Thank you for your cooperation and for helping to keep our patients safe!