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McLaren Flint announces visitor changes due to flu

FLINT — Due to the seasonal flu, as a precautionary measure, McLaren Flint has revised its visitor policy. The following changes to the Medical Center’s current visiting practices are effective immediately.

• Healthy ADULTS only will be allowed to visit.

• No children under 18 years will be allowed to visit (Exception: The father of the baby or birth coach will be permitted to enter the BirthPlace if they are healthy regardless of their age).

• Visitors will be asked a series of questions related to fever, cough, sore throat, etc. If a “yes” response is given to any flu-like symptoms, the visitor will be asked to go home.

Exceptions to these visiting regulations will be waived in the event of end of life situations.

These changes will remain in effect until further notice.— G.G.

Goodwill to hold Veterans Resource Summit

GENESEE COUNTY — Goodwill Industries of Mid-Michigan will hold Veteran Resource Summit, Feb. 14 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 501 S. Averill Ave., Flint.

The event will gather multiple veteran resource vendors together at one location. Any veteran looking to obtain a better understanding of the benefits available to them should attend.

It is open to all veterans and their family members who may have questions regarding benefits. A light lunch will be provided for all who attend between 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Details: Call 810-600-6355. — G.G.

McLaren seeks volunteers

FLINT — To help someone, have fun, meet new friends and become a team member, volunteer At McLaren Flint. Here are just a few of the many services are listed below:

• Hospitality House

• Heart and Vascular

• Radiology

• Information Desk/Greeter

• Patient Relations

• Special Assignments

• Surgical Lounge

• Gift Cart/Gift Shop

• Fund Raising

• Sewing

• Cancer Institute

Auxiliary Applications are on-line at or call 810-342-2115 to have one mailed to you. — G.G.

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