Starting December 28, Banner Health will be implementing visitor restrictions to prevent the spread of influenza.
The restrictions include:
- Do not visit the hospital if you have a fever, cough, are vomiting or have diarrhea.
- No visitors under the age of 13. Siblings who are healthy may visit a new baby in the Obstetrics Unit at all facilities other than Banner University Medical Center.
- Children under 12 must be supervised at all times in public areas and cafeterias
- Wash and sanitize hands frequently
All Banner medical centers will be participating in the restrictions. Doctors, staff, volunteers and students at the medical centers have all received a flu vaccination before December.
If you have yet to get vaccinated for seasonal illnesses, keep in mind that it takes two weeks for a vaccination to fully set in.