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CRMH Implements Visitation Guidelines for Flu Season

CRMH Implements Visitation Guidelines for Flu Season

December 21, 2017

With the flu season upon us, Carle Richalnd Memorial Hospital is taking precautions to help limit the spread of flu among our employees, patients, visitors, and community. With that in mind, the following visitation limitations are now in effect. We appreciate your assistance in keeping our patients, employees and community safe.

> Visitors will be limited to two (2) at a time in the facility.

> People eighteen (18) years of age and younger are strongly encouraged NOT to visit; this includes the Main Lobby, cafeteria and other waiting areas.

> If any of the following apply to you, please postpone your plans to visit:

  • You have flu-like symptoms including cough, sore throat, fever, nasal congestion, muscle aches, vomiting, or diarrhea.
  • You have had contact with someone who has flu-like symptoms within the past seven (7) days.

> People who have outpatient appointments are highly encouraged to come to appointments without their children.

> Masks, tissues and hand sanitizer will be available at entry and registration areas.

Further information is available on how to be a good visitor during flu season and flu symptoms at: