January 17, 2013
Central Indiana is experiencing a significant increase in seasonal flu activity, and St.Vincent Health wants to make sure our associates, patients and visitors to our hospitals stay healthy.
Therefore, effective Friday, January 18, 2013, in cooperation with the Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety, St.Vincent Health is implementing the following visitor restrictions at all of our Indianapolis/Carmel-area hospitals:
These temporary restrictions for visitation apply to the following locations:
By temporarily restricting visitors, we can help limit the spread of the flu virus, and continue to provide exceptional care to our patients.
With that in mind, there are steps you can take to protect yourself and your family from the flu. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends a three-step approach to fighting influenza:
For more information on seasonal influenza, see the CDC’s guidelines at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/.
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