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UK Healthcare restricts visitation as flu spreads

Posted at 7:41 AM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 07:41:33-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — UK Healthcare is implementing temporary visitation restrictions to help protect patients from getting the flu.

The measures included allowing only two visitors in a room at a time and banning visitors who exhibit flu-like symptoms.

The restrictions will affect all UK Healthcare locations, including Chandler Hospital and Children's Hospital.

UK Healthcare plans to offer an update on the restrictions on Thursday morning.