Baptist Health Lexington updates visitor restrictions

Published: Oct. 16, 2020 at 12:44 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - As flu season is arriving, coupled with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Baptist Health Lexington is updating its visitor restrictions.

The hospital is limiting visitors to those who are 18 years or older.

A press release from the hospital says visitation for non-COVID patients is limited to one designated person with some special exceptions.

All visitors will continue to be screened before entering the facilities, they must wear a mask at all times and continue to social distance.

The hospital is also encouraging people to get a flu shot.

A full list of temporary visitor restrictions for Baptist Health can be found here.

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