Obstetrics and Pregnancy
Updated Visitor Information
During Flu Season As the flu season begins and progresses, we may alter our visiting hours to protect our patients. If you have questions about visitor policies, contact the hospital prior to your visit.
If you are pregnant and you think you may have influenza, call your physician. We do not recommend that you go to the physician's office, as this may increase the risk of transmission of influenza to other pregnant patients. Your doctor will advise you whether you should start antiviral medication, go to the Prentice Obstetrics Triage office, go to the Emergency Department or take other actions.
Remember, the main symptoms of influenza are:
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