Centra changes visitor policy due to flu season

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LYNCHBURG, VA (WDBJ7) -- Centra Hospital in Lynchburg is making some flu-related changes to its visitor policy.

Effective immediately, visitors to patient care areas are being limited to healthy adults at least 18 years old, and no more than two adults in a patient room at a time.

Centra will notify the community when the restrictions have been lifted.

Changes made to the visitors policy are as followed:

• Visitation to patient care areas is restricted to healthy adults, 18 years and older.

• Do not visit of you are sick, have a fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, headache, muscle or joint pain.

• No more than two visitors at a time per patient

• Children may not be left unattended