Due to the increased influenza activity in the community, East Liverpool
City Hospital is recommending caution with hospital visitation, to provide
additional protection to patients. Hospitals frequently enact visitation
recommendations each year during influenza.
The recommended visitation guidelines are as follows to protect our patients
Beginning today and until further notice, please adhere to the following
- Visitation is limited to healthy visitors.
- For the safety of our patients, children under the age of 14 are discouraged
- Standard visitation policy is two visitors per patient.
DO NOT visit patients if you are ill or are experiencing any of the following symptoms:
- Sore Throat
- Muscle aches
East Liverpool City Hospital advises the public to take the following steps
to decrease the risk of getting influenza; get an influenza vaccine, practice
good hand hygiene, avoid others who are ill, and if you are sick, stay
away from others to decrease their changes of getting sick. If you have
any concerns about visitation, contact ELOH directly.