Dubuque-area hospitals starting visitation restrictions Wednesday to limit spread of Influenza A

By  | 

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center, MercyOne Dyersville Medical Center and UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital will start visitation restrictions starting Wednesday to limit Influenza A.

Officials said children under age 14 and anyone with respiratory and/or influenza symptoms are asked not to visit patients in the hospital.

"The restriction is a safety precaution to maintain a healthy hospital environment for patients and visitors and employees at Dubuque area hospitals," officials said in a release on Tuesday.