Emergency Preparedness News and Announcements

CMS Revises Nursing Home Visitation

CMS has issued new guidance for visitation in nursing homes during the COVID-19 PHE. Per CMS, Visitation can be conducted through different means based on a facility’s structure and residents’ needs, such as in resident rooms, dedicated visitation spaces, outdoors, and for circumstances beyond compassionate care situations. Regardless of how visits are conducted, there are certain core principles and best practices that reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Click on the document below for the full QSO.