Hospital enforcing visitor restrictions

Hospital enforcing visitor restrictions

MARQUETTE — Due to the high numbers of respiratory illness and influenza, UP Health System – Marquette has implemented visitor restrictions.

The visitor restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. In an effort to protect our patients, the following restrictions apply:

-Children under the age of 14 are not permitted to visit unless for a medical appointment or an ED visit.

-In the Family Birthing Center, visitors are limited to labor coaches and grandparents; and in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, visitors are limited to parents.

-If ill with cough, fever, runny nose, sore throat, vomiting and or diarrhea, please do not visit patients

-Only two visitors are permitted per patient, which is limited to the patient’s immediate family, the patient’s significant other, and the patient’s advocate.

(Information Courtesy of UP Health System – Marquette)