Nursing Home Visitation Policies Tighten in Some States Amid COVID Resurgence

With omicron surging, some states have reimposed stricter nursing home visitation policies to better protect the residents in these communities. Rhode Island, California and New York are among the states to do so. Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health announced new regulations this week that require visitors at nursing homes and […]

While Recognizing Dangers, California Tells Nursing Homes to Prepare for COVID-19 Patients [UPDATED]

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued recommendations for skilled nursing facilities on preparing for COVID-19 — and told them to prepare to receive and care for residents with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infections. The all-facilities letter (AFL) sent on March 19 tells SNFs to prepare for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel […]