As stated by the New York State Department of Health, beginning February 26th, 2021, Nursing Homes may expand visitation and/or activities under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Guidance. The guidance requires that Nursing Homes open up visitation following key provisions of the new rules:
Please note that under this strict guidance, Chapin Home will be open to limited in-person visitation, which is subject to change.
Additionally, Chapin Home is located in the Queens County, which currently has a COVID test positivity rate of 8.0%.
Health Advisory Guidance on Visitation https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/NH_Visitation_update_2-22-2021.pdf