Flu limits visitors at CHW for just the 2nd time ever: ‘We may still see that peak coming’

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE -- Since Feb. 8, kids under the age of 12 have not been allowed to visit Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. It's a step officials say they’ve only taken once before.

“The only time we’ve ever had visitor restrictions was back during the H1N1 season," said Dr. Lyn Ranta, a pediatrician. "So this is the only other time we felt that it was really necessary to take that step.”

The decision came during an especially strong flu season, with...

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