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Metro Health implements new visitor restrictions amid COVID-19 surge

The hospital announced Thursday that it would no longer allow visitors in the hospital or at offsite locations.
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Metro Health Hospital on Byron Center Avenue in Wyoming

WYOMING, Mich — New visitor restrictions have been implemented at Metro Health due to the recent influx in positive COVID-19 cases.

The hospital announced Thursday that it would no longer allow visitors in the hospital or at offsite locations, with some exceptions. Those exceptions include:

  • Durable Power of Attorney or Activities of Daily Living Patients -- One assistant 
  • Pediatric Patients -- One adult
  • Childbirth Center --One birth attendant
  • Surgery and Procedures with Sedation – One adult visitor while the procedure is in progress.

Anyone who visits the hospital will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms upon arrival and will be required to wear a mask. Visitors must be 18 or older to enter the building.

As of Nov. 18, the state's total number of COVID-19 cases has reached 277,806. The death toll has reached 8,190. 

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