Portage Family Birthing Center and PortagePointe Temporarily Closed to Visiting Children

February 24, 2016

HANCOCK, Mich. – The Family Birthing Center and PortagePointe at UP Health System – Portage are temporarily closed to visiting children, including siblings, due to the high numbers of respiratory illness and influenza in the community.

The temporary change in policy is effective immediately and is being put in place to protect the health of the newborns at the birthing center and the elders at PortagePointe. This restriction is effective for children under the age of 12 at the birthing center, age 18 at PortagePointe, and anybody experiencing any respiratory or flu-like symptoms.

For any questions regarding your visit please call 906-483-1234 for the Family Birthing Center or 906-483-1300 for PortagePointe.