The hospital is hoping to keep visitors at a minimum during the flu outbreak.
With a flu epidemic affecting much of the country, local hospitals are hoping to protect their patients by keeping visits to a minimum. The Beth Israel Deaconness Hospital Needham website has announced a few restrictions on visitors to help stop the spread of the Flu. As of Jan 14, restrictions include: Newton-Wellesley Hospital has put similar restrictions in place to help limit the spread of the flu virus, according to the hospital's website. The visitor limitations include: The Flu Season Is Here, so here is where to Get Flu Shots in Needham but be sure to call the pharmacy beforehand to make sure vaccines are available. For more information on how to prevent the flu, check out these tips from the CDC.