Due to the increase of confirmed cases of influenza in the area, Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids is issuing the following temporary visiting restrictions:
Visitors will be limited to healthy family members only.  Riverview Hospital is asking that all visiting family members make use of the hand cleaning stations located conveniently throughout the hospital and clinic. Good hand hygiene practices do help contain the spread of infection.  The flu shot is effective in the prevention of influenza. Flu shots are available at Riverview Family Clinic. People can make an appointment to receive the flu shot by calling 422-7750.