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HOSPITALS INCREASE PATIENT VISITATION RESTRICTIONS

Area Hospitals Have Increase Their Visitation Restrictions Due To Escalating Flu Risk. To Protect Patients, Mountain States Health Alliance And Wellmont Health System Are Asking Anyone Who Has Flu-Like Symptoms, Such As Cough, Fever, And Chills, Anyone Younger Than 18, And Any Groups Of More Than Two Adults Per Patient To Refrain From Visiting Patients At This Time. In Addition, A Flu Vaccine Is Recommended For Everyone Older Than Six Months, Especially Pregnant Women, The Elderly, And Anyone With A Weakened Immune System.