U.P. Hospitals Restrict Visitors Due To Illness

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Due to high numbers of respiratory illness and flu, UP Health System has implemented visitor restrictions until further notice in both their Marquette and Ishpeming hospitals.

Officials say that at UP Health Systems Marquette and Bell, children under the age of 14 are not permitted to visit unless for a medical appointment or an ER 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.

Anyone who is ill with a cough, or any other flu-like symptoms, is asked to not visit patients.

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique has implemented similar visitor restrictions due to illness as well.

The hospital says only healthy adult immediate family members are being allowed to visit patients until further notice.

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