Flu Season in the Hospital
Survival Guide for the Common Cold
When to Call a Doctor about Your Child's Cold
Reduce Your Risk: Wash Your Hands
Flu Shot Facts
What You Should Know about Whooping Cough
History of Influenza
We take many precautions to keep you and your loved ones germ-free when
you visit the hospital, especially during flu season. For example, you
may see hospital staff members wearing surgical masks.
Here's how you can avoid catching or spreading the flu when visiting the
Cleaning your hands can help stop the spread of germs. So we
encourage you and your visitors to use our alcohol hand
sanitizer (Purell) while in the hospital. Dispensers are
located throughout the hospital and in each patient
We also ask that you practice cough etiquette: please
cover your mouth when you cough by coughing into your
elbow or shoulder.
Please do not visit patients if you have an illness that
may be the flu.
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