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New Restrictions to Visitor Policy

As the number of cases and positivity rates of COVID-19 continue to climb in our community, Metro Health – University of Michigan has made the decision to further restrict visitors from the hospital and outpatient locations. The revisions are intended to help prevent the spread of illness and protect patients, employees and our community.

Effective Wednesday, November 25, no visitors are allowed in the hospital or offsite locations. Please reference the grid below for guidance and exceptions.

HospitalZero visitors
Pediatrics (anyone under 18) may have two adults
Emergency DepartmentZero visitors
Pediatrics (anyone under 18) may have two adults
Labor and DeliveryOne adult
NurseryOne adult (no COVID + parents allowed in the nursery)
Surgical and Sedated ProceduresOne adult during the procedure
Outpatient tests, rehab and proceduresZero visitors
Pediatrics (anyone under 18) may have two adults
Specialty ClinicsZero visitors
Pediatrics (anyone under 18) may have two adults

In addition, in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, all visitors are screened and required to wear a mask or face covering to enter the hospitals and outpatient facilities.


About Metro Health – University of Michigan Health: As an affiliate of University of Michigan Health, Metro Health provides a world-class system of leading-edge healthcare services with its patient-centric, holistic approach. The 208-bed hospital anchors Metro Health Village in Wyoming, Michigan, serving more than 250,000 patients annually. More than 61,000 emergency patients are treated each year at the hospital, a Verified Level II Trauma Center. Primary and specialty care services are provided at 30 locations throughout West Michigan. More than 500 staff physicians provide state-of-the-art treatment for a full array of health needs, including for cancer, heart and vascular disease, stroke and trauma. As a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center, Metro Health provides specialty services that include neurosciences, pulmonology, gastroenterology, cardiology, endocrinology, OB/GYN, bariatrics, orthopedics and wound care. In 2020, Metro Health was the only Grand Rapids area hospital included among the “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association of Business Resources. The hospital is committed to promoting health and wellness through the Metro Health Hospital Foundation, Live Healthy community outreach classes and educational programs. For more information visit, follow us on Twitter @MetroHealthGr and like the hospital on