COVID-19 News & Updates
To protect yourself and others from COVID-19, please follow these simple practices:
Wash your hands often – Scrub with soap and water for 20 seconds or rub your hands with an alcohol based hand sanitizer for 15 seconds.
Don’t touch your face – Especially avoid contact with your eyes, nose and mouth.
Practice social distancing whenever possible – This means avoiding close contact with others.
Stay home if you are sick.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue – Dispose of the tissue immediately afterward. Use your shirt sleeve, not your hands, if no tissue is available.
Disinfect frequently touched surfaces – Phones, doorknobs, elevator buttons, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, keyboards, toilets, faucets, sinks and more.
If you are feeling sick and experiencing respiratory problems, please contact your Primary Care Provider. If you do not have a Primary Care Provider, please call Marshfield Primary Care Center, 906-776-5800. Tele-health visits are available.
The most relevant statewide data can be found using the following link: – https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus
For a broader report please check the CDC link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES?
If you get a positive COVID-19 test result, talk to your health care provider about your risk and potential treatment options. High-risk adults and children (12-17) who have had symptoms for 10 days or less should be considered for monoclonal antibody therapy treatment. You may also qualify if you are exposed and at a higher risk for infection.
Visitor Restrictions Are in Place
ALL VISITORS MUST HAVE NO SYMPTOMS OF COLD OR FLU AND WEAR A MASK COVERING AT ALL TIMES; VISITORS MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND MEET THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES:
Visiting Hours, when allowed, are 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.. Below is a list of allowable visitation by patient type.
Terminally and Critically Ill Patient: Immediate family, spouse, or significant other only; limited to 2 people at a time.
Pediatric Patient: Two parents, foster parents or guardians for an individual under 18 years of age.
OB Patient: Spouse, significant other only. A coach is also permitted during labor.
Emergency / Inpatient / Outpatient / Clinics: One visitor may accompany the patient at a time, the rotation of visitors is acceptable. If a minor, then 2 parents or guardians are permitted.
Exigent / Government Official: Are allowed at any time.
COVID-19 Positive Patients: Virtual visits, unless terminally or critically ill.