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Flu bug has hospital in Ottawa turning away some visitors

Posted by wlpo on December 19, 2014

Has anyone come down with the flu in your house recently?

Because of widespread flu activity in Ottawa, St. Elizabeth Medical Center is now limiting visitors to the hospital. Hospital officials say visitors are limited to those who are “essential”.

The flu right now is considered at a widespread level in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health says there were 66 people put in intensive care last week with flu-like symptoms.

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