Hospitals banning visitors. 

March 16, 2020

Hospitals banning visitors. 

Spectrum Health, along with Mercy Health, and Metro Health – University of Michigan Health have announced that beginning today, Monday, March 16, with a few exceptions, visitors will not be allowed at any locations, including hospitals, outpatient locations and long-term care facilities. For special circumstances, one approved visitor will be allowed in situations involving patients undergoing surgery and pediatric, maternity, end of life or critically ill patients.

The policies = align with a new executive order from Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The additional restrictions are intended to prevent the spread of illness and protect patients, health care workers and our communities.

More information about visitor restrictions at local hospitals can be found here:

Mercy Health:

https://www.mercyhealth.com/about-us/news-and-media/visitor-restrictions

Metro Health-Michigan Medicine Health:

https://metrohealth.net/about-metro-health/coronavirus-covid-19-information/

Spectrum Health:

https://newsroom.spectrumhealth.org/fyi/?_ga=2.207774672.312176887.1584032033-899146297.1582751834

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