Visitor Policy at Karmanos Cancer Institute

Visitor Policy at Karmanos Cancer Institute

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Restricted Visitor Information - ALL Karmanos locations

In compliance with Governor Gretchen Whitmer's executive order imposing temporary restrictions on entry into health care facilities, Karmanos Cancer Institute is prohibiting any visitors that are not necessary for medical care - including family members, spouses and children.

Our commitment to patients’ health and safety remains our highest priority. Therefore, Karmanos staff will be available to assist and navigate patients throughout the facility.

Those entering Karmanos Cancer Institute should expect:

  • Entry into Karmanos facilities will be limited to main entrance points only.
  • Everyone permitted into Karmanos must undergo a health screening for symptoms of acute respiratory illness. A person who screens positive will be directed to the proper resources if they are suspected of having COVID-19.

We understand the important role of loved ones and social support for patients during their time of healing. Fortunately, there are options patients to stay in contact with loved ones through technology. Karmanos offers free WiFi for use of personal phones, computers and tablets.

Delivery Policy

For the protection of our patients, we kindly ask you to not send flowers, food or other items that must be delivered.

Pharmacy Services - Detroit

The Karmanos Ambulatory Pharmacy in Detroit will remain open. Patients filling clinic or discharge prescriptions may visit the Pharmacy as usual. Due to the Governor’s temporary visitation policy, patients needing refills may request to have their prescriptions mailed by calling 1-800-KARMANOS (1-800-527-6266), Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Valet Services - Detroit

Valet services at Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit is temporarily unavailable.

During this time, parking for Karmanos patients is available in our valet lot and the North Deck parking garage, located at John R and Canfield. Patients can be assured that they will be assisted from the car and throughout their visit.