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Glens Falls Hospital takes precautions against the flu

January 27, 2018 09:29 PM

GLENS FALLS – A Warren County hospital is taking extra precautions to help keep the flu away from its patients.

The H3N3 strain of the virus has been particularly difficult to fight this season, causing outbreaks across the country. People at Glens Falls Hospital say they're no exception.

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In order to keep patients from getting the flu, they've instituted temporary visitation restrictions. No visitors with any flu-like symptoms – including fever, sore throat or cough -- will be allowed in. There is also a maximum of two visitors per room at once.

Visits by anyone under the age of 13 need to be scheduled in advance.

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