COVID-19 Information and Precautions


Title: Nursing Home Visitation – COVID-19 (REVISED)

Memo: #QSO-20-39-NH REVISED

Posting Date: 2021-11-12

Fiscal Year: 2021

Summary: CMS is committed to continuing to take critical steps to ensure America’s healthcare facilities are prepared to respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (PHE). • Visitation Guidance: CMS is issuing new guidance for visitation in nursing homes during the COVID-19 PHE, including the impact of COVID-19 vaccination.

Visitation is now allowed for all residents at all times.

Download the new CMS guidelines on visitation.