Visitor Restrictions in Place at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital During Flu Season
Barrington, IL – Due to the increased incidence of flu, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has put visitor restrictions in place for the protection of patients.
The visitor restrictions include:
If you are ill with flu-like symptoms, or have been exposed to someone who has the flu, please refrain from visiting patients.
Children 17 and under are not permitted to visit patients.
Symptoms of the flu include a fever of 100˚ or greater, cough, sore throat, body aches, and chills.
About Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Illinois is a 169-bed acute care hospital with more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties. It is part of Advocate Health Care, named one of the Top Ten hospital systems in the U.S. by Thomson-Reuters. For the second consecutive year, Good Shepherd has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. Advocate is a faith-based organization that exists to serve its communities. Advocate contributed $571 million in charitable care and services to communities across Chicagoland and Central Illinois in 2012. For more about Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, visit www.advocatehealth.com/goodshep