Medical Center imposes visitation restrictions

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Published 2:07 p.m. ET Jan. 3, 2020

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Medical Center imposes visitation restrictions

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Regional Medical Center  announced visitation restrictions related to flu season.

Visitors must be at least 18-years-old, immediate family member of a patient and free of flu symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, body aches and vomiting. The restrictions are being implemented to help safeguard patients from the spread of influenza. 

The Ohio Department of Health has stated that reported cases of the flu and associated hospitalizations across Ohio are above expected numbers and will not likely decrease until after the peak of flu season. Ohio has what is considered wide-spread flu activity, which measures the number of cases and not the severity.

ODH reports 387 total individuals being hospitalized for the flu across Ohio so far this season. It states two hospitalizations for the flu in Coshocton County and 24 for the southeast region.

Dyslexia seminars planned

FRESNO – How Dyslexia Affected Our Daughter seminars have been scheduled by Neal and Julie Dearyan of the Ohio Dyslexia Center through the Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

The couple will speak on how their daughter struggled with reading, spelling, telling time on a clock and other simple tasks. She is now a thriving college students who loves to read thanks to her dyslexia being identified and treated.

Talks will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the New Grounds Cafe in Walnut Creek and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Jitters Coffee House in Millersburg. For more information, call 740-610-0828 or go to ohiodyslexia.org. 

Interim Healthcare receives four-star rating

COSHOCTON – Interim HealthCare of Coshocton recently received a four-star rating out of five stars from Medicare Home Health Compare. Interim is a local provider of home health care services.