Allina Health announces restricted visitor guidelines for all hospitals

For more information, contact: Tim Burke, 651-409-3030

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. 1/31/2017 — Starting immediately Allina Health has implemented restricted visitor guidelines to protect all patients and staff due to influenza.

  • Children under the age of five (5) are asked not to visit patients.
  • Visitors who are sick should refrain from visiting patients in the hospital.
  • If you or your child has a cough or sore throat, please wear a mask while in our building.
  • Compassionate exceptions may be considered based on a patient’s critical condition/prognosis. Talk to a nurse.

At all times, please cover your cough. Please wash your hands or use the antibacterial hand cleanser we provide throughout our facilities.

Allina Health hospitals include:

Flu season visitor restrictions also apply on inpatient units of Courage Kenny Rehabilition Institute.

About Allina Health

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 11 hospitals, 15 retail pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services, home care, and emergency medical transportation services.

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