Suspected outbreak of Norovirus at Naas hospital

Winter vomiting bug

Leader Reporter

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Leader Reporter

Phone lines down at Naas hospital

Patients are asked not to visit the hospital unless it is essential to do so

Naas General Hospital is asking for the public’s co-operation in avoiding non-essential patient visits in the coming days as the hospital deals with a suspected outbreak of Norovirus (winter vomiting bug).

All visitors (including children) are asked not to visit the hospital if they have had diarrhoea and/or vomiting within the previous 72 hours.

All visitors are requested to observe hand hygiene regulations on entering and leaving the wards.  Information on these regulations are posted throughout the hospital.

The restrictions will be reviewed on a daily basis.