Visitor restrictions imposed in response to COVID-19

In response to high COVID-19 rates in the community, McLaren Port Huron is restricting visitors to the hospital, to protect the health of patients, staff and the community, effective Thursday, December 9, 2021.
 
Exceptions to the visitor restrictions include:
Obstetrics patients may have one partner and one support person accompany them
Pediatric patients may have one adult visitor
ICU patients may have one visitor 
Patients who are mentally disabled or have developmental delays may have one visitor
Patients scheduled for surgery or procedures may have one visitor, who is expected to leave as soon as possible after surgery.
Patients who have an outpatient appointment for a hospital service (laboratory, imaging) who need assistance may have one companion.
Patients in the Emergency Department may have one visitor. 
Exceptions will be made for end-of-life care.
 
With these exceptions, no visitors are allowed in rooms of patients with pending or positive COVID-19 tests, including in the Emergency Department.
 
Visiting hours for the exceptions above will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. All visitors will be screened for signs and symptoms of COVID when entering the hospital. All visitors must wear a mask at all times and remain with the patient at all times unless asked to leave by the clinical team. 
 
The goal is to protect patients, their families and the McLaren Port Huron health care team. Leadership will continue to implement practices to help ensure the health and safety of everyone who enters the facility.