Hospitals Recommend Voluntary Visitor Restrictions - Genesis Health System

Published on February 13, 2019

UnityPoint Health® – Trinity and Genesis Health System Recommend Voluntary Visitor Restrictions

Given a recent increase in flu activity at Quad Cities hospital campuses, UnityPoint Health® – Trinity and Genesis Health System are recommending the following for visitors, effective today, February 13 until further notice.

  • Visitors should not come to the hospital if they have acute respiratory illness symptoms; or have a sore throat, chills, headache, stuffy/runny nose, cough, fever or body aches.
  • People exhibiting these symptoms who must visit are required to wear a mask.
  • No visitation by persons less than 18 years of age.
  • No more than two visitors per patient at a time.
  • Visitors should wash their hands frequently and cover their cough.
  • Those visiting patients in isolation for influenza will be limited to people who are necessary for the patient’s emotional well-being and care.
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