Visitor restrictions in place at care center
Limits put in place to protect residents from norovirus
April 18, 2014
Some holiday events have been canceled at the Northern Montana Care Center, and the administration is requiring visitors to take extra steps to prevent spreading norovirus to its residents.
Care Center Administrator Ron Gleason said this morning that Northern Montana Hospital has confirmed some cases of norovirus, and church services and an Easter egg hunt have been canceled. Visitors are required to wear surgical masks, available at the nurses’ stations at the care center, and to go straight to the room of the resident they are visiting, he said.
“We definitely don’t want that spre...