Visitor ages temporarily changed at Mary Lanning

Because of the high numbers of respiratory illness among children in the area, Mary Lanning Healthcare is temporarily changing age restrictions for some visitors.

Visitors now must be 14 years or older. The temporary restriction is being put into place because of the high levels of RSV, COVID and other illnesses among children.

Donna Munsell, Family Care Center director, said the objective is to protect newborns and their mothers from respiratory illness during the crucial rst days following birth.

“We love having young children meet their newborn siblings while they are still in the hospital,...


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