Flu cases increasing: Visitation restrictions in place for Beaumont’s 8 hospitals
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – All Beaumont Health hospitals are experiencing high volumes of patients with respiratory viral illnesses, predominantly influenza, Beaumont Health reports.
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As a result, visitation restrictions are now in place at Beaumont’s eight hospitals:
- Farmington Hills
- Grosse Pointe
- Royal Oak
For the safety of our patients and staff: Visitation by children younger than 13 years of age is limited to extraordinary circumstances, such as severe illness of a parent or sibling, or end-of-life situations.
In addition, Beaumont’s Infection Prevention and Epidemiology team strongly urges getting a flu shot.
Friends and family of patients should avoid visiting our hospital campuses if they have cold or flu symptoms, such as:
- Sore throat
- Runny/stuffy nose
- Muscle aches
- A weak or compromised immune system
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