Two Tri-State hospitals restrict visitors due to increase in flu cases

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Two Tri-State health care providers are restricting visitors due to an increase of flu cases in Evansville. 

St. Vincent and Deaconess Health System placed restrictions on all locations.

No visitors with flu-like symptoms will be allowed inside.

Hand sanitizers, masks, and tissues will be available at all hospital entrances. 

At St. Vincent, no visitors under 15-years-old will be allowed. 

Deaconess restricts children ages 15 and under.

Exceptions may be made for critically-ill patients. 

Both hospitals do not allow visitors other than immediate family or other significant persons as defined by the patient.
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(This story was originally published on February 16, 2019)

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