Gastro Outbreak At RVH Restricts Some Visitation

Highly Contagious

Due to a gastrointestinal outbreak on the Geriatrics Inpatient Unit, no new patients are being admitted and none will be transferred to other units to reduce the risk of it spreading. There are some visitor restrictions as a result of this, including limiting the number of visitors and ensuring proper hand hygiene when entering and exiting the unit. Visitation throughout the rest of the hospital remains unchanged, however, all visitors must use the hand sanitizer upon entering and exiting the building. Most people with gastroenteritis experience one to three days of nausea, cramps and diarrhea.