Flu Season: New Visitor Restrictions

February 28, 2017

Due to the high numbers of respiratory illness and influenza, Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County has implemented visitor restrictions. The visitor restrictions will remain in effect until further notice.

In an effort to protect our patients and staff, the following restrictions apply:

  • Children under the age of 14 are not permitted to visit unless for a medical appointment or an ED visit
  • All persons with flu symptoms (cough, fever, runny nose, sore throat, vomiting, extreme tiredness, muscle aches and or diarrhea), please do not visit patients
  • If you are here for services and have flu symptoms, please ask for a mask upon arrival
  • You may see some of our staff wearing masks as a safety precaution for our patients
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or an alcohol hand gel