Spectrum, Mercy and U of M Health announce new visitor restrictions

Posted at 9:18 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 22:11:08-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Early Sunday evening, Mercy Health, University of Michigan Health and Spectrum Health announced that they have revised their visitor policies to align with a new executive order from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

The additional restrictions are intended to prevent the spread of illness and protect patients, health care workers and our communities.

Starting Monday, March 16, restricted/no visitors will be allowed at any locations for all local health care systems. This includes hospitals, outpatient locations and long-term care facilities.

For special circumstances, one visitor will be allowed in situations involving patients who are going into surgery, in pediatric care, maternity, end of life, or critically ill patients

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