Visitor restrictions lifted at IU Health Goshen
IU Health Goshen Hospital has lifted the visitor restrictions that went into effect on February 29. The hospital says local flu activity has been on the decline.
“Patient safety is our top priority. We thank the community for their cooperation during our visitor restrictions,” stated Rob Myers, COO, IU Health Goshen.
The restrictions that had been in place included:
- Only adult immediate family as identified by patient will be allowed to visit patients.
- Siblings and visitors under 18 years of age will not be allowed to visit patients.
- Guests will be asked to wash their hands and use hand sanitizer often while in the building.
- Visitors who have flu-like symptoms, such as fever, cough, chills or muscle aches, will not be allowed.
- Patients with flu-like symptoms will be asked to wear a surgical or isolation mask.
- Exceptions can be made by the care team in the event of special circumstances.