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Holiday Visits and COVID-19

November 24, 2020

As COVID-19 rates are increasing throughout the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging all of us to celebrate virtually or just with members of our own household. And because nursing home residents are particularly at risk, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken the unusual step of issuing an alert with recommendations to residents, their families and representatives and nursing home.

To help families as they determine how best to include their loved ones in their holiday plans, Consumer Voice has prepared this fact sheet that summarizes the key points in the CMS alert and provides additional information and suggestions.

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