Outbreak of Winter Vomiting Bug at Letterkenny General Hospital

Hospital

There's been an outbreak of the Winter Vomiting Bug at Letterkenny General Hospital.

In a statement this afternoon, management at the hospital have confirmed that visiting has been suspended at the Short Stay ward due to suspected gastrointestinal cases on the ward.

If relatives are concerned about patients on this ward, a nominated person from each family can liaise with the Clinical Nurse Manager on the ward regarding planned visiting. The contact number is 074 912 5888, extension 4301.

People who have vomiting and diarrhoea symptoms should not attend the hospital but should contact their GP in the first instance if they have serious concerns.