Yuma Regional Medical Center will start temporary visitor restrictions December 10th.
That’s sooner than normal.
Yuma Regional Medical Center Administrative Director of Quality Deborah Aders said, “We do it every year volumes on the confirmed flu we have received.” People age seventeen and under won’t be allowed into the hospital, as visitors, during this time to protect the patients.
Sot: Deborah aders administrative director of quality “minors are a higher risk population they are at higher risk of getting sick” Sot: Molly lange Yrmc has seen an increase in flu like symptoms and they urge you to get your flu shot its never too late If you experience flu like symptoms.. y-r-m-c recommends– Sot: Deborah aders administrative director of quality That you stay home drink fluids take care of yourself and not be visiting anyone Specialists say you can spread the virus about a day *before* you feel ill.. *and up to 5 to 6 days after.. Healthy people recover from the flu without problems but *certain people are at higher risk.. So the medical staff plan to take that extra precaution. Sot: Deborah aders administrative director of quality When we see those decrease we will remove the restriction Sot: Deborah aders administrative director of quality We know this is an inconvenience and we appreciate the community working together with us