With the influenza virus still prevalent in the area, Mohawk Valley Health System is reminding visitors that restrictions remain in place at Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

A maximum of two visitors per patient will be permitted at any one time, while children 12 and under are prohibited from visiting all inpatient areas.

Hospital officials say that age group is more likely to have and transmit respiratory infections.

The hospital is asking that if you feel ill with any type of upper respiratory illness, stay home and delay your visit to keep patients and residents safe.