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The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services announced yesterday that long term care facilities with low COVID-19 cases will be allowing visitors.  The reopening plan goes into effect on September 8th with some COVID-19  guidelines.

  • Eligible facilities must not have had a new positive COVID-19 originate within the last 14 days.
  • You must schedule an appointment for a visit.
  • Facilities will allow 1-2 visitors per resident.
  • Visits will take place in a visitation room near an entrance.
  • All visitors must maintain social distancing, wear face masks and practice proper hand hygiene.

To see more details and all of the COVID-19 guidelines, click here.

 

DHSS to Begin Approving Plans for Indoor Visitation at Delaware's Long-Term Care Facilities - State of Delaware News

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 3, 2020) - For Delaware's long-term care facilities with low rates of COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) will begin to review proposed plans from eligible facilities to resume indoor visitation. To protect residents and staff, visitation has not been permitted at Delaware's 88 long-term care facilities since [...]