Flu has Chicago area hospitals taking precautions

January 14, 2014 10:09:50 AM PST
Hospitals around Chicago are taking steps to try to keep the flu virus from spreading.

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in suburban Barrington is restricting visitors.

Anyone with flu-like symptoms is not allowed to visit.

Doctors say they are being extra cautious because they don't know if the flu outbreak will get worse this year.

Doctors are urging everyone to take precautions.