Temporary visitors restriction for Morris Hospitals and Health Care

MORRIS – Morris Hospitals and Health Care centers is implementing a temporary visitors restriction, effective immediately. The recommendation stems from the Illinois Department of Public Health in response to state influenza activity level, which is currently widespread. According to a release, no visitors will be permitted younger than 18-years-old and no more than two visitors will be permitted per patient at any one time. Those who are ill or exhibiting cold or flu symptoms are asked not to visit hospitalized patients. The visitor restrictions are expected to remain in place until the state influenza activity level falls to the “sporadic” activity level or below.