Baptist Health Corbin temporarily restricting visitation to patients
Officials at Baptist Health in Corbin say they are limiting visitation to patients because of increasing cases of certain communicable diseases.
According to a news release sent to the media Friday, the hospital announced that visitation for patients "will be restricted temporarily to immediate family only." Officials say the main culprits are diseases like Influenza and strepp.
No one under the age of 18 will be allowed in patient rooms at all.
"As always, our first priority is the safety of our patients," the release says.
Officials did not say how long the restrictions will be in place.
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