UPHS – Marquette and Bell implement visitor restrictions

MARQUETTE AND ISHPEMING — Both UP Health System – Marquette and UP Health System – Bell have implemented visitor restrictions due to the high numbers of respiratory illness and influenza in the area.

To protect patients, visitors who are ill with cough, fever, runny nose, sore throat, vomiting and/or diarrhea will not be permitted to visit patients in the hospital. Visitors in the Family Birthing Center are limited to parents, labor coaches and grandparents. In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, only parents will be allowed to visit.

These restrictions will remain in effect until further notice.