St. Vincent implements visitor restriction policy due to increased flu activity

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St. Vincent hospitals are implementing a temporary visitor restriction policy at its Indiana locations to protect against an increase in influenza cases.

St. Vincent will not allow visitors with an influenza-like illness, fever, or cough.

There will also be no visitors under 18 allowed, and no visitors beyond immediate family, partner, or significant other.

The temporary restriction is in effect at the following locations:

  • Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent – Two designated caregivers only
  • St. Vincent Anderson 
  • St. Vincent Carmel
  • St. Vincent Clay
  • St. Vincent Dunn
  • St. Vincent Evansville
  • St. Vincent Fishers
  • St. Vincent Heart Center
  • St. Vincent Indianapolis
  • St. Vincent Jennings
  • St. Vincent Kokomo
  • St. Vincent Mercy
  • St. Vincent Neighborhood Hospital
  • St. Vincent Randolph
  • St. Vincent Salem
  • St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital
  • St. Vincent Stress Center
  • St. Vincent Warrick
  • St. Vincent Williamsport
  • St. Vincent Women’s  – Parents and grandparents only in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Continuing Care Nursery (CCN) and Neonatal Continuing Care (NCC)

Owensboro Regional Health Hospital and Wabash General Hospital are also not allowing anyone under the age of 18 to visit.

Other hospitals have said no one 15 or under is allowed to visit. They include the following.

The following hospitals are implementing the restrictions:

  • Daviess Community Hospital
  • Deaconess Health System (Midtown, Gateway, and Cross Pointe)
  • The Heart Hospital
  • The Women’s Hospital
  • HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital (Vincennes, IN)
  • Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center (Jasper, IN)
  • Methodist Hospital (Henderson)

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(This story was originally published on January 5, 2017)

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