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Published on January 18, 2018

Flu Season Visitor Policy

Update: March 26, 2018

Effective immediately, flu-related visitor restrictions of children aged 12 years and younger has ended.

However, to support the downward trend of influenza in our region, and in the interest of continuing to keep everyone in our community as flu-free as possible:

  • Visitors exhibiting flu-like symptoms, such as fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose and muscle aches, will be asked to wear a mask.
  • Safety measures, such as washing your hands often with soap and water, using  an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, coughing/sneezing into your sleeve or a tissue and avoiding touching your eyes, nose or mouth, should be continued.

Thank you again for helping make Adventist HealthCare a safe place to receive quality healthcare.


To help prevent the spread of flu and to keep all in our community safe and flu-free, please adhere to our current visitor restrictions:

  • Visitors exhibiting flu-like symptoms, such as fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose and muscle aches, will not be allowed to enter the hospital or healthcare facility.
  • Children ages 12 and younger will not be allowed in any area of the hospital or facility except to visit family members in end-of-life circumstances. In these cases, the children may be asked to wear masks.
  • If you are a visitor who must be here and you have flu symptoms, you will be asked to wear a mask.

Please remember to further prevent the spread of flu by getting a flu vaccine, washing your hands often with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, coughing/sneezing into your sleeve or tissue, and avoiding touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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