It is so great that your mom, dad, or other loved ones have received their COVID-19 vaccine.
This is an important step towards protecting their health, achieving herd immunity and returning to normal life.
Both the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognize the importance of visiting your relatives as part of staying healthy.
Review the latest guidance on when it is safe to visit loved ones.
About this Updated Guidance
On March 10, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), issued updated guidance for nursing homes to safely expand visitation options during the COVID-19 pandemic public health emergency (PHE). CMS released an infographic to further explain the expanded visitation options.
According to the updated guidance, facilities should allow responsible indoor visitation at all times and for all residents, regardless of vaccination status of the resident, or visitor, unless certain scenarios arise that would limit visitation. Read the full press release.