Increase in flu cases prompts new visitor restrictions at Mercy Medical Center


Mercy Medical Center and Providence Behavioral Health Hospital are implementing new visitation restrictions, effective immediately, due to an increase in flu or flu-like illness in the area. 

The new visitor restrictions are being enforced at Mercy Medical Center, Family Life Center for Maternity, Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital and Providence Behavioral Health Hospital. 

The restrictions are as follow: 

  • Visitors shall be limited to 2 at a time per patient 
  • No visitors under 14 years old will be permitted 
  • Do not visit if you have any symptoms of a cold or the flu 

According to the healthcare facility, the new restrictions are put in place to protect patients and staff inside the building and will remain in effect until further notice. 

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