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Visitor Restrictions at Franciscan Alliance Hospitals

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News Release (Jan 15 2013):    
Franciscan Alliance Lake County hospitals have adopted temporary visitor restrictions in an effort to help prevent spread of the influenza virus. 
The measures, effective at Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point, Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Dyer and Hammond and Franciscan Physicians Hospital in Munster, include:
     * People exhibiting flu-like symptoms are asked to not come to the hospitals to visit. Symptoms include runny nose, cough, or fever of more than 100 degrees.
     * Visitors under age 18 will not be permitted.
     * No more than two persons at a time may visit a patient and visiting hours will be strictly enforced.
     * Visitors are asked to sanitize their hands before coming into the hospitals and to wash their hands often, especially before entering a patient’s room and upon leaving. Hospitals are equipped with hand sanitizer units, as well.
     * Reading materials and toys in many cases have been removed from waiting rooms.
Visitors are thanked for their cooperation to help the hospitals minimize the impact of the virus.
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