Flu Prompts Visitor Restrictions At Hospitals

The flu is responsible for limits being placed on visitors at IU Health Ball, Blackford and Jay Hospitals. As of Friday, only essential adults (18 or older) will be allowed to visit patients. Visitors who have flu-like symptoms, such as fever, cough, chills or muscle aches, will not be allowed to visit patients. Patients with flu-like symptoms will be asked to wear a surgical or isolation mask.