Due to a large number of flu cases in the Rochester area, Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, and United Memorial Medical Center have initiated visitor restrictions.
These restrictions are being implemented as part of a coordinated effort involving all hospitals in Monroe County to minimize flu exposure to patients. So far this flu season, the CDC estimates there have been at least 4.6 million flu illnesses nationwide and 39,000 hospitalizations.
Rochester Regional Health visitor restrictions include:
For up-to-date flu information, how to stay healthy, and to find out what to expect this season, read our tips on how to prevent and treat the flu.
Thank you for your understanding and participation in this important initiative to keep our patients, employees, and visitors safe and healthy this flu season. If you have any questions about visitor restrictions, please contact Melissa Bronstein via email: [email protected] or phone: (585) 922-5609.
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