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Advisory - Restricted Visitation to Protect Our Patients from Influenza

Due to increased influenza activity in the community the following Akron Regional Hospitals Association hospitals, which includes Akron General Medical Center, are restricting visitation in order to provide additional protection to patients. Hospitals frequently enact visitation restrictions each year during influenza season. Beginning Monday, January 13 and until further notice, please adhere to the following visitation policy: 1. Visitation is limited to healthy visitors. 2. For the safety of children and patients, children are discouraged from visiting. Please check with individual hospitals on specific age related restrictions. 3. Standard visitation policy is two visitors per patient. 4. DO NOT visit patients if you are ill or are experiencing any of the following symptoms:
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Chills
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea



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