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Scripps Health imposes restrictions on five hospitals in effort to reduce spread of flu


Last updated 1/21/2014 at Noon

SAN DIEGO - Scripps Health will impose temporary restrictions on visitors at its five hospitals beginning tomorrow, Wed., Jan. 22, to reduce the chance of spreading the flu.

Visitors will be screened, and those displaying symptoms of flu-like illness will be asked to leave, according to Scripps Health. Patients will be limited to a maximum of four visitors per day, and children ages 14 and younger will not be allowed in hospitals unless they are patients or have appointments.

Exceptions may be allowed by infection control and department supervisors for special circumstances, according to...

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