Michigan Medicine announced Tuesday it has tightened visitor restrictions for adult patients to minimize the spread of COVID-19 as cases continue to rise.
Beginning Wednesday, there will be no visitors allowed with adult patients at Michigan Medicine hospitals, except for some exceptions. Those exceptions are for end-of-life care, labor ad delivery, and other detailed here.
The new policy go with the other restrictions that have already been announced, which include no visitors with adult emergency department patients, two visitors for pediatric patients, and no visitors for adult patients at clinics.
“COVID-19 transmission rates continue to climb in the community. Our top priority is the safety of our patients and staff, and to minimize the spread of disease, we need to take this additional step,” said Laraine Washer, M.D., Michigan Medicine’s medical director of infection prevention and epidemiology.
“We know this is difficult for our patients and their families and friends. But we need to continue to keep our Michigan Medicine facilities safe for all of our patients,” Washer said. “We need to continue to keep our Michigan Medicine facilities safe for all of our patients.”
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