Updated Guidance on Nursing Home Visitation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), issued updated guidance today for nursing homes to safely expand visitation options during the COVID-19 pandemic public health emergency.

These new federal guidelines greatly expanding access to nursing home visitation, both indoors and outside.  If properly implemented this is great news for residents and families!  

A Fact Sheet can be found here: https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/cms-updates-nursing-home-guidance-revised-visitation-recommendations

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