UP Health System is taking every precaution to keep our patients and staff safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19, flu, RSV, and all other respiratory illnesses in our facilities. We continue to be committed to going above and beyond to keep our patients, visitors, and staff safe. Please review the current safety protocols below to do your part in keeping our environment a safe place for all.
Masks are Required
- When you are having upper respiratory—flu, COVID, RSV—symptoms, even if you are COVID negative
- After having close contact with someone with flu, COVID or RSV symptoms
- Please note—our staff will be masked at ALL TIMES when in direct contact with patients
For more information from the CDC on face coverings and how to make your own, visit the CDC website.
Masks are Optional in Common Areas:
- Administrative areas, office spaces, and breakrooms
- Cafeteria and eating spaces
- Common gathering areas, waiting areas, lounges, and hallways
- Meeting rooms and conference spaces
- Nurses stations and charting rooms
- All other off-stage areas
Wash your Hands Regularly
Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from getting sick. Wash your hands with alcohol-based sanitizer or soap and water, scrubbing for at least 20 seconds before and after your visit — especially after touching your eyes, nose or mouth.