Gastrointestinal illness making rounds
Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
Due to circulation of a gastrointestinal illness, visitation is being limited on the Veterans’ Unit at Soldiers Memorial Hospital.
The Veterans’ Unit is temporarily closed to visitors and will remain in place until further notice. Allowances for immediate family may apply in exceptional cases.
Annapolis Valley Health said it wants to remins the public that regular and thorough hand washing can help prevent the spread of illness. As well, members of the public are advised to not visit patients and residents at the hospital if they are not feeling well themselves.
AVH said it appreciates the public's help and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.