The changes include:
- No visitors under the age of 16
- No visitors with any symptoms of influenza-like illness
- Limit of two visitors at a time for each patient
Read more temporary changes at the announcement on Patch.
“These temporary measures will help protect against influenza infection of the most vulnerable among us, including inpatients with compromised immune systems as well as our caregivers,” said Dr. Loring Flint, Inova’s Chief Medical Officer. “We appreciate everyone’s consideration and cooperation as we work together to assure the health and safety of our community during flu season.
Inova Alexandria, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Fairfax Medical Campus initiated the visitation limitations in January.