Visiting Hours and Guidelines

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours and guidelines

Having a loved one by your side can help your healing and care, and we at Sparrow will do everything we can to ensure everyone's safety. While each patient's needs are different, we do our best to provide the opportunity for loved ones to spend as much time with their loved ones as possible.

Visitor information

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and recommendations from the state of Michigan, Sparrow Health System has implemented new visitor guidelines and policies. Please view the details below or call 517.364.1000 for current visitation hours and policies.

Visitor policy

Help us protect our patients. New visitor guidelines have taken effect throughout Sparrow Health System with the goal of ensuring the safety of patients, caregivers, and visitors.

  • All patients and visitors at all Sparrow hospitals, including Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Sparrow Carson, Sparrow Clinton, Sparrow Eaton and Sparrow Ionia, will be screened and required to wear a mask.
  • Social distancing standards must be observed during your visit.
  • Visitors/companion under the age 12 are not permitted at this time.

Inpatient departments

  • Visiting hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Two visitors/companions in the hospital per patient
  • Waiting rooms will remain closed

Emergency department

  • One visitor/companion allowed per patient, and only after the patient has been placed in a patient room
  • Two parents/guardians will be allowed per pediatric patient

We appreciate your cooperation and apologize for any inconvenience. All policies are subject to change.