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Randolph Health to Lift Visitor Restrictions Due to Flu

Randolph Health to Lift Visitor Restrictions Due to Flu

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Tomorrow Randolph Health along with most other hospitals in the area will be lifting visitor restrictions in place due to the flu. According to a press release from Randolph Health, effective 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7th, restrictions for visitors twelve and under will be lifted at Randolph Health. Randolph Health is joining Atrium Health, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Novant Health, Cone Health, and CaroMont Health in lifting the restrictions at the same date and time to prevent confusion among the public and to avoid a patchwork of varying restrictions. The unified response is part of a coordinated plan to better control the spread of flu throughout the region. Visitors, patients, and staff will still be required to wear masks in medical facilities i...
Area Hospitals Limit Visitation to Avoid Spread of Respiratory Viruses

Area Hospitals Limit Visitation to Avoid Spread of Respiratory Viruses

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Randolph Hospital - Stock Photo - Acme News Archive ASHEBORO N.C. - Several local hospitals are limiting visitation in an attempt to limit the spread of respiratory viruses such as RSV and the flu. Citing concerns for the health and wellbeing of the community and the widespread prevalence of respiratory viruses such as RSV and flu among young children, several North Carolina health systems are putting in place policies restricting children 12 and under from visiting patients who are hospitalized. Those restrictions are set to go into effect on Wednesday, Nov. 16th 2022, at 7 a.m., and apply to hospitals that are part of the following health systems in North Carolina: Atrium Health Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist CaroMont Health Cone Health Novant Health Ran...