Visiting restrictions in place at Letterkenny University Hospitals as vomiting bug strikes

first_imgLetterkenny University Hospital is asking people to comply with visitor restrictions on Medical 2 ward due to a number of suspected cases of the vomiting bug (Norovirus). In order to assist staff in curtailing the spread of this virus, it is imperative that only essential visiting takes place during this period.Children should not visit the hospital as they may be particularly susceptible to the illness.Visitors are requested to cooperate with hospital staff who are ensuring the restrictions are adhered to and visitors are also advised that they must use the alcohol hand gels supplied as they enter and leave the hospital.Infection control procedures are in place on the affected ward and will remain so until further notice.The hospital is requesting that anyone with recent symptoms of diarrhoea and/or vomiting or who has had contact with others who have these symptoms not to visit patients in the hospital to avoid spreading the virus to sick vulnerable patients.Patients with pre-planned hospital appointments such as outpatients, who have not had any symptoms of vomiting or diarrhoea, should attend their appointment as normal, unless otherwise advised by the hospitalLetterkenny University Hospital thanks the public for their cooperation. Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Clady Homepage BannerNews Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp By News Highland – April 27, 2017 Twitter WhatsApp Pinterestcenter_img Harps come back to win in Waterford Visiting restrictions in place at Letterkenny University Hospitals as vomiting bug strikes Previous articleGovernment called to recognise role played in 1916 year of Commemorations by Fire ServiceNext articleBohemians battle for Harps on Friday News Highland Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR cliniclast_img

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