HENDERSONVILLE — Due to a sharp increase in influenza-like illness across the state in the past week as reported by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Park Ridge Health has implemented visitor restrictions.

In order to protect patients, visitors, providers and staff, the following restrictions are in place at Park Ridge Health.

  • No hospital visitors under the age of 18 permitted.
  • Visitors are limited to immediate family and clergy only.
  • The number of visitors is limited to one or two at a time, unless special circumstances are presented.
  • No hospital visitors with cough or other flu symptoms permitted.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has noted we are experiencing widespread influenza. The Henderson County Health Department reports higher numbers of flu cases in our area.

To ensure the care of our patients Park Ridge Health is implementing the flu restrictions.

For up-to-date information on the flu, please visit flu.nc.gov

 

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