New Inspira visitation guidelines will help prevent the spread of flu
Children younger than 13 should not visit patients
Mullica Hill, NJ (February 21) – For the safety of Inspira Health Network’s patients, visitors and employees, and to minimize risk of flu infection, the network will be restricting hospital visitation until flu activity decreases significantly in South Jersey. The new visitation guidelines are based on guidance from the New Jersey Department of Health. They go into effect Thursday, February 22. Additionally, all existing visitation guidelines (visit InspiraHealthNetwork.org and click on the “Patients & Visitors” tab for details) will be strictly followed for the safety of patients, visitors and staff.
Under the new guidelines, the following groups of people may not visit patients in the hospital:
The guidelines also recommend:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend the following everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs, including influenza: