Updated: January 13, 2021 01:55 PM
Created: January 13, 2021 01:52 PM
St. Luke's announced Wednesday that they would be updating their visitor policy in response to the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 arriving in the state of Minnesota.
"The COVID-19 vaccine is proving highly effective against the UK-variant of the virus. However, having an even more contagious version of COVID-19 has led St. Luke’s to take action," St. Luke's said in a statement.
Under the new visitor policy, no visitors will be allowed at St. Luke’s Hospital. However, there are some exceptions for hospital visitors, including:
Additionally, there are some exceptions for St. Luke's clinic or outpatient services, including:
According to St. Luke's, the change will be effective immediately and will remain in place until further notice.
More information about St. Luke's visitor policy can be found here.
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