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Spectrum Health enforcing visitor restrictions due to coronavirus concerns

Spectrum Health
Posted at 7:29 PM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 23:09:18-04

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health announced family and visitor restrictions over the concern of the coronavirus.

Officials say it's an effort to keep West Michigan communities healthy.

Restrictions include:

No children under the age of 12 will be allowed to visit Spectrum Health hospitals during this time for their safety.

Visitors, including family members, will be limited to one person per patient. Two visitors will be allowed for pediatric (children under the age of 18) and maternity patients.

Visitors and family members must be healthy and without symptoms of illness.

Visitors and family members who have recently traveled internationally to countries that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention include in their COVID-19 travel warnings [] will not be permitted to visit.

Spectrum Health officials say they will continue to offer free virtual COVID-19 screenings to those who have symptoms and may be concerned they have the virus.