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Centegra cites flu, limits visits

MCHENRY – Centegra Health System has restricted visits because of a surge in flu cases.

On Friday, the hospital system limited visitors to those age 18 and older and restricted visits to obstetrics and pediatrics units, it said in a news release. Administrators further asked no visits by anyone who feels ill with a runny nose, sore throat or fever.

Local hospital emergency departments reported a sharp increase in influenza-like illness.

– Northwest Herald


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