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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued updated guidance for nursing home visitation ahead of the conclusion of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) on May 11, 2023. The guidance emphasizes that despite the end of the PHE, nursing homes must continue to uphold infection control procedures and practices. The updated guidance advises nursing homes to follow CDC recommendations and post visual alerts to inform the public of infection control practices. Additionally, it states that indoor visitation during a COVID-19 outbreak should occur in the resident's room.
Keywords:Nursing Facility Transition
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