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Rice implements new visitor restrictions to combat flu

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WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar has introduced new visitor restrictions to protect patients from exposure to influenza.

Beginning Tuesday afternoon, visiting was limited to close family only. Visitors will be asked to wear masks and wash their hands or use hand sanitizer before entering a patient's room. They must wash or sanitize their hands before leaving a room, too.


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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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