NMH visitor restrictions in place
October 16, 2009
Alice Campbell Havre Daily News [email protected]
No children younger than 18 are allowed in Northern Montana Hospital or the care center until the conclusion of flu season. Children are at a high risk of contracting the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu. To limit the exposure to other high-risk groups of elderly and those with compromised immune systems, the hospital decided to decrease people traffic through the centers, said Ginny Heberly, an infection prevention specialist at the hospital. The hospital also is encouragin...