Allina, other hospitals put limits on visitors to fight flu

[Star Tribune, October 30, 2009] Starting Monday, children under age 5 will be barred from visiting patients at most Twin Cities area hospitals. The new limits were announced at a joint news conference Friday, as hospitals increased efforts to keep patients and visitors from infecting one another with the H1N1 flu. The new restrictions, which could last for the duration of the flu pandemic, will take effect at all Allina, Healtheast and Fairview hospitals and Hennepin County Medical Center and North Memorial Medical Center. Read the full story at startribune.com. See a similar story at minnesota.publicradio.org.

Posted on October 31, 2009 in Allina Health SystemFlu/H1N1/Swine FlunewspapersStar Tribune

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