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VISITATION FACT SHEET
Core principles of COVID-19 infection prevention are to be followed. This includes: hand hygiene, masking, social distancing, screening, vaccination, and not visiting if ill or have a positive COVID-19 test. Visits are safer outdoors. Indoor visits are allowed at all times following CMS mandates on infection prevention. Face masks are required to be worn at all times and are to cover your mouth and nose. Visitors for residents who are on isolation or quarantine, are not recommended, however, visits are allowed. The visitor MUST check in at the front desk or if after business hours use the doorbell at the front entrance prior to entering the resident's apartment. Gowns, gloves and masks are required to be worn. Visitors should go directly to the resident's apartment or visitation area and maintain social distancing from other residents and staff. Visitors are strongly discouraged in the dining room at mealtimes due to risks to other residents and the inability to follow core infection prevention principles. We strongly encourage all visitors and residents to be vaccinated against COVID-19. We ask that you be aware of the risks associated with visiting and do not visit if ill. Per CMS guidelines, visitors who are unable to adhere to the core principles of COVID-19 infection prevention will not be permitted to visit and will be asked to leave. Report to Wellness Coordinator or Director if you should develop symptoms of COVID-19 within 3 days of visiting. Visitors are to screen upon entry to the community. Read the screening form and fill out appropriately, no blanks. Signs and symptoms of Covid-19 are listed on the screening form. At this time, community will not permit onsite large gatherings, parties, or events, due to distancing issues and community space. Please remember, the community is required to follow CMS, IDPH and CDC guidelines, we ask that you be courteous to staff who educate and uphold these guidelines.
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