ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A hospital north of the Twin Cities is restricting some visitors because of a rise in flu cases at the hospital.
Visitors who have infectious symptoms won't be allowed into the maternity ward of Fairview Lakes Hospital in Wyoming, Minn. They will be allowed to visit other units if they wear a mask.
Hospital spokesman Ryan Davenport tells Minnesota Public Radio News (http://bit.ly/WJXBER) that Fairview's five other hospitals are evaluating whether they need to take similar precautions.
Davenport says signs will be posted at all of Fairview Lakes' entrances informing visitors of the new policy. He says greeting staff will ask visitors whether they're experiencing infectious symptoms.
All content © Copyright 2001 - 2014 WorldNow and KTTC, a Quincy station.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Jodi Neyens at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.