The flu virus is stronger and spreading faster this season causing Union Hospitalto change its visitation policy.
The hospital states that people with flu like symptoms should not visit friends andloved ones that are currently patients at Union.
Union Hospital has already seen a few hundred patients this year.
With a stronger strain this season some people may have a greater risk at becominginfected.
Union is one of the hospitals in the Midwest that has not yet required a flu shot foremployees.
Nurses employed at certain hospitals located in the Midwest have been fired forrefusing a flu shot.