Childbirth Center Visitation Restricted For Flu Prevention

Due to the nationwide H1N1 influenza pandemic, Springfield Hospital is implementing the following visitation restrictions in The ChildBirth Center.

• Two people may accompany the mother-to-be.

• These two people must remain the same through labor, delivery, and throughout

the stay at The Childbirth Center

• The two visitors must have no signs of illness

• Children under 12 years of age cannot visit

Please do not visit if you are ill or have flu like symptoms such as:

Fever, Cough, Sore throat, Runny or stuffy nose, Body aches, Chills, Diarrhea or vomiting.

Springfield Hospital is committed to patient safety and infection control for those we serve. These visiting precautions are in the best interest of our patients as this flu season is different from those that we usually see, and we want to take special precautions to protect our most vulnerable patients.

For more information contact Becky Howe at 885-7615 or email bhowe@springfieldmed.org.

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