No visitors allowed at nursing home after increase in flu cases

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A harsh flu season has resulted in a Maryland nursing home to close its doors to visitors.

According to, the Western Maryland Hospital Center is closed to all visitors after five confirmed cases of the flu have been reported there.

The senior center has also been relocated within the building since the quarantine has been put into place.

The visitor ban will be lifted at least four days after the last confirmed case of the flu is free from all symptoms.

The hospital is still providing regular care to all patients.