Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center are alerting potential visitors of symptoms they may have which could help spread flu at their hospitals.
Posted: Jan. 4, 2018 2:54 PM
Updated: Jan. 4, 2018 2:54 PM
Posted By: Travis Leder
All Madison County hospitals are alerting potential visitors to be mindful of the fact significant flu activity is being reported in Madison and surrounding north Alabama counties.
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The hospitals, which include Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center, are asking the public to not visit anyone at their facilities if they have the following eight symptoms.
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Body aches
State health leaders say 55 of Alabama’s 67 counties are experiencing significant flu activity.
You can ask a hospital employee for a mask when visiting, and you are asked to practice proper hygeine.
Health leaders are also asking the public to get the flu vaccine.