April 29, 2021 Dear Family Member/Resident Representative: I hope this letter finds you and your family well. We received some good news the other day from CMS and DOH, as they have updated their guidance regarding visitation!! With the expectation that the county positivity rate will be below 10% by Friday, our resident vaccinations are over 70%, and there are no active COVID-19 cases among residents or staff, we will be opening up for visitation beginning May 1 st ! The following key changes have now been made by CMS: Residents and visitors may visit without distancing and source control masks if alone in the resident’s room and the resident and visitor are fully vaccinated. If the visitor is not vaccinated, they can visit with a fully vaccinated resident alone in the resident’s room without distancing while wearing well-fitting source control masks. Communal dining and activities may occur without physical distancing if all residents a
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Update on Visitation: The CDC and CMS updated guidance yesterday, 4/27/2021, regarding testing, visitation, and activities in response to COVID-19 vaccination. We are currently in the process of reviewing the guidance and updating our policies to comply with the new guidance. The facility is taking the necessary steps to review, update and adjust our processes. Once we have updated the policies/procedures and educated staff, we will make adjustments to the visitation schedule. We will provide you with updates as soon as we have additional information. Thank you for your patience.