2013-01-10 / Community

News Brief

MGH visitor restrictions in place

MARQUETTE – Marquette General Hospital continues to enforce inpatient visitor restrictions to essential visitors only as a precaution to protect its patients and staff from the spread of influenza. The public is being asked to comply with the enforced visitor restrictions, which will remain in effect until further notice.

Marquette General Hospital has implemented the following visitor restrictions:

• Only essential family visitors should visit patient rooms.

• Children under the age of 14 are not permitted to the hospital, unless for a medical appointment or an Emergency Room visit.

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

• If ill with fever, chills, body aching, fatigue, cough, sore throat, runny nose, vomiting, and/or diarrhea, individuals are asked to stay home and to not visit patients.

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