Flu restrictions are in place at McLaren Greater Lansing

Since November 4, 2019, we have had 438 positive cases of influenza, with 45 cases being admitted to the hospital.

On December 30, 2019, visitor restrictions were implemented due to the increased volume of Influenza being seen through the ED as well on inpatient units. These restrictions include: no children under the age of 12 and two healthy visitors per patient.

We follow CDC guidelines for Influenza which say: Droplet precautions should be implemented for patients with suspected or confirmed influenza for 7 days after illness onset or until 24 hours after the resolution of fever and respiratory symptoms, whichever is longer, while a patient is in a healthcare facility.

Performing hand hygiene is the number one way to prevent the spread of infection! Please wash your hands frequently.

Any questions contact Infection Prevention at extension 58509.