MILWAUKEE - Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin will resume less restrictive visitor policies effect Friday, Feb. 4.
Heightened restrictions had taken effect Jan. 12 "given the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases" at the time.
The changes will now allow one visitor in urgent cares and emergency departments. For patients without COVID-19, two visitors will be allowed in hospitals, birth centers, cancer centers and appointment and procedure areas.
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A full list of visitor policies can be found on the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin website.
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