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Visitor restrictions at Spectrum hospitals as COVID-19 cases increase

1 month ago   |   By Wood TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Spectrum Health will be reducing the number of people who can visit its hospitals as the state sees an increase in coronavirus cases.
Starting Thursday, adult patients will be allowed one adult family member or guest per patient. They must be the same person for the entire stay at the hospital. All visitors will be screened and required to wear a mask.
Spectrum Health noted the following exceptions:
“Labor and delivery obstetrics patients are allowed two adult visitors. These must be the same two people for the patient's entire hospital stay. “Patients with COVID-19...
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Mary Free Bed increases testing employees as COVID-19 cases rise

Mary Free Bed increases testing employees as COVID-19 cases rise

1 month ago   |   By Wood TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - State health officials are reporting Michigan's second-highest single-day increase in new COVID-19 cases. More than 3,200 confirmed cases and 18 deaths were reported on Wednesday.
Officials with Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital say the recent uptick in coronavirus cases has had a significant impact on how they test their employees.
c2health is the company that helps get this done. The business works with Mary Free Bed and other companies in the area to give guidance to employees on things like calling in, health screenings and now most recently COVID-19...
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Kent County Health Department hosts free COVID-19 webinar

Kent County Health Department hosts free COVID-19 webinar

1 month ago   |   By Wood TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Kent County Health Department will host a free webinar Thursday to answer questions from employers and employees concerned with COVID-19 in the workplace.
There are a number of ways you can join this webinar - which begins at 10 a.m. and runs till 11 a.m. - by phone, by internet on your device and even on the health department's website which will be posted online after the event.
Experts with the Kent County Health Department will present current data on the virus in the county and explain what you should do if you test positive or come in contact with the...
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