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Proactive measures taken regarding COVID-19

Harbor Hospice and Palliative Care taking proactive measures to reduce exposure of COVID-19

Harbor Hospice and Palliative Care has developed an organization-wide response and mitigation plan to reduce exposure of COVID-19.

Based on the recommendations of the Muskegon County Public Health Department, MDHHS and CDC, Harbor Hospice and Palliative care has developed a “social distancing plan” geared towards reducing person-to-person contact.

Like other Hospice organizations across the country, Harbor Hospice and Palliative Care will implement these measures while continuing to provide visits and core services to our at-risk population in our five county service area.

The practice will be implemented from March 16 until further notice.

Please review the following:

Leila & Cyrus Poppen Hospice Residence

  • Exterior doors will be locked at all times
  • All visitors will be screened for symptoms before entry into building. Any person with symptoms or temperature at or above 99.6 will not be allowed in the building.
  • One person allowed to visit a patient at a time
  • Visits are limited to the patient’s room and common areas are closed to visitors.

Main office – 1050 W. Western Ave. Suite 400 Muskegon

  • Only visitors who are essential for the day to day operations of Harbor Hospice and Palliative Care are permitted in the office
  • In home services are provided as necessary to meet patient needs
  • Most patient care staff are working remotely. A core team of administrative are present to handle business operations
  • All Scolnik Healing Center group and individual sessions are now being held through phone and video conferencing

If you have questions, about these proactive measures, please call 231.728.3442 and ask to speak with the President/CEO or Supervisor.

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