Cori Kaufmann, Infection Prevention and Employee Health at Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake announced Monday morning that there are visitor restrictions in place at Mercy Hospital due to the increasing numbers of influenza this year.
Mercy Hospital is restricting visitors to immediate family only.
If you enter the facility, you may be asked by hospital staff to wear a mask.
Anyone with flu-like symptoms such as coughing, runny nose, fever are restricted from visiting hospitalized patients.
If you do become ill and need the services of Emergency Room, Mercy asks that you please bring only one other person with you in order to limit the exposure to yourself and others.