• Do not visit the hospital if you have a fever, cough, vomiting or diarrhea.
• No visitors allowed under the age of 13.
Siblings, who do not have cold and flu symptoms, may visit a new baby in the obstetrics unit or pediatric unit. Your child may be screened for illness by staff before being allowed to visit.
Children 12 and under must be supervised by an adult at all times in public waiting areas and cafeterias. Please wash or sanitize your hands frequently while at the hospital.
Looking at predictors such as the flu seasons in Australia and other parts of the world, many experts believe this may be a worse-than-average flu season. The good news is that scientists believe the strain of flu seen so far is included in this year's flu vaccine.
This year, medical experts are predicting a worse flu season this year which is why they are encouraging people to get their flu shot to protect themselves.