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Duke University Health System Lifts Flu Restrictions

Published March 12, 2018 | Updated March 20, 2018


DURHAM, N.C. -- Due to a decrease in reported influenza activity in the community and the state, all Duke University Health System hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers have lifted the restrictions on patient visitations that were implemented on Jan. 8, 2018.

Visitors to hospital and ambulatory surgery patients are still encouraged to follow standard flu precautions, including vaccination and good hand hygiene. Patient visitors who exhibit flu-like symptoms may still be asked by staff to leave hospitals and other facilities. 

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