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DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan loosens visitor restrictions

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Posted at 5:26 AM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 05:26:55-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan is easing visitor restrictions effective July 1, 2020.

Two visitors, only parents or guardians, are allowed to visit patients on the inpatient hospital units, emergency department, observation unit or surgery.

No siblings or extended family members are allowed at this time, according to the hospital.

One parent or guardian may stay the night. The second parent or guardian may visit during the hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For outpatient services and clinics, only one visitor, a parent or guardian, can accompany a patient receiving care.

All visitors will be screened for symptoms of respiratory illness before entering a DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan location. Individuals with the following symptoms will not be permitted to visit patients: fever, runny nose, cough and shortness of breath.

All visitors are required to wear a face mask and will be asked to sanitize their hands and comply with social distancing requirements.

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