Visitor restrictions at Roscommon Hospital

Management have imposed visitor restrictions at Roscommon Hospital and are seeking the cooperation of the public in preventing the spread of flu

They have asked people who intended visiting the Hospital to adhering to the following guidelines:

– Visitors are asked not to visit the hospital unless it is absolutely essential and only at designated visiting time 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm.

– Visitors who themselves may be unwell or have any flu symptoms should not visit the hospital. Very young children or those with some other serious illness should avoid visiting the hospital, as they may be particularly susceptible to the virus themselves; and

– Visitors are asked to wash their hands thoroughly before entering the hospital and again on leaving the hospital.

All appropriate infection control measures are being taken to deal with this situation. The visiting restrictions will remain in place until the situation has been resolved.

Roscommon University Hospital wishes to thank the public for their cooperation.