RVA Hospitals Limit Visitors During Flu Season
Published on January 30, 2018 by VWC
The flu has been merciless this year. So much so that RVA hospitals, including Bon Secours and HCA Virginia, now are limiting visitors to protect patients, visitors and healthcare providers. Effective immediately:
- Visitors must be 18 years old
- Visitors are limited to 2 at a time
- Anyone with flu-like symptoms (coughing, sneezing, fever, etc) is asked not to visit and will be asked to leave if demonstrating symptoms
If you’re having a baby or surgery, please make sure that your family and friends know that visitation is limited.
And, if you haven’t already gotten the flu shot. It’s not too late.
Note: The guidelines apply to visitors and do not affect children who need to be hospitalized. The decision to limit visitors was made in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Health.