Hannibal Regional Hospital has announced that due to recent outbreaks of enterovirus infections in Missouri and Illinois, restrictions are being put in place on visitors to the hospital.

In a news release, HRH has asked that children 16 and under, and persons with the following symptoms refrain from visiting patients hospitalized at Hannibal Regional Hospital until further notice.

Symptoms are:

• Fever
• Runny Nose
• Sneezing
• Cough
• Mouth Blisters
• Body and Muscle Aches
• Rash

Blessing Hospital in Quincy also announced similar restrictions at their hospital. Visitors 12 and under will not be allowed at Blessing Hospital until further notice.