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Hospital Limits Visits Because Of Flu Season


January 4, 2018

Mission Health has implemented its visitor limitation policy and is asking patients’ family members and friends to limit hospital visits, including at Transylvania Regional Hospital.

Visitors younger than 12 and those who do not feel well are encouraged to call patients instead of visiting them.

According to the N.C. Public Health Division, the influenza-like illness activity in the state has reached more than 2 percent and local transmission has increased.

“We activate our visitor limitation policy for the health and safety of our patients,” said Kathy Guyette, RN, senior vice p...

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