WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Two more major North Carolina hospitals are easing their ban on children visiting patient rooms as the spread of H1N1 flu eases.
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and Lexington Memorial Hospital said they are lifting the restrictions Monday.
Restrictions on visitors under age 18 have been in place since October, when hospitals acted to slow the spread of swine flu.
Some of the state's biggest hospitals began dropping the child-visitor ban two months ago. That's when Moses Cone Health System in Greensboro, Rex Healthcare and WakeMed campuses in Wake County, Duke University Medical Center, and the hospitals Duke operates in Durham and Raleigh again allowed children to visit patients.
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