UMMC Issues Flu Restrictions for Visitors

For Immediate Release January 18, 2018

Family at home with the fluThe University of Maryland Medical System 2018 Flu Visitation Policy to prevent the spread of the flu.

Until otherwise noted, the following visitor restrictions are in place to protect the health and safety of our patients, staff and visitors:

  • No one under age 18 (except if the parent of a patient) is permitted to visit inpatient units
  • Do not bring children under 18 with you for outpatient or doctor visits, unless the appointment is for the child
  • Only two adult visitors allowed per patient at a time
  • Visitors exhibiting flu symptoms - runny nose, fever, cough - are not permitted to visit hospital patients

Thanks for your understanding and help in fighting the flu.