Hospitals to limit visitation: Due to Seasonal influenza

The SageWest Health Care hospitals in Riverton and Lander have announced restrictions on visitation due to seasonal influenza and respiratory viruses and the safety and wellbeing of their patients.

In a news release, the hospital said the new restrictions include:

• A limit of two visitors per patient

• Visitors must be over the age of 16, and


• Visitors with flu-like symptoms (such as fever, cough or runny nose) should avoid visiting hospital patients.

The restrictionss have been implemented and are in effect until further notice.

For further information on the flu, go here.

Entrance sign at Riverton’s SageWest Health Care Hospital. Wyotoday photo by Ernie Over