An outbreak of the winter vomiting bug has closed two wards in Cumbria.
The West Cumberland Hospital and Carlisle Infrmary both have one ward closed due to the spread of norovirus.
Staff are asking visitors who feel poorly, to avoid visiting relatives and friends at this time.
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