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COVID-19 CNRC Limited Visitation Policy

Effective Date: March 17, 2021


Purpose:To begin to allow visitation for residents of nursing homes as directed by NY State guidance of February 23, 2021, while mitigating the risk of resurgence of COVID-19. Virtual and window visits will continue to be offered as well as the following limited in person visits.

Policy:In person visits will be limited to outdoor areas, weather permitting. Under certain limited circumstances and at the discretion of CNRC, visitation can be inside, in a well-ventilated space with no more than 6 individuals who are appropriately socially distanced and wearing a facemask while in the presence of others. All visits, inside or outside, will be supervised by staff.

Procedure:

Visits will be allowed on Monday – Friday, starting at 9 a.m. and ending by 4:30 p.m.
Visits are limited to 30 minutes in length.
Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance to schedule a visit.
Cancelations are required at least 24 hours in advance.
There can be no physical touching (no hugging/kissing).
Food and/or drink are not allowed to be shared at the visit.



Outdoor Visits:
  • Outdoor visits will be held in a space designated by CNRC
  • All visits are by appointment only.
  • All visits are limited to 30 minutes in length.
  • All visits are limited to two guests and the resident.
    • To register for a visit:
      • Call 607-273-8072 to schedule a visit


Indoor Visits:
  • Indoor visits will only be allowed in the main lobby area of CNRC. Visitation is strictly prohibited in resident rooms or care areas.
  • Areas of the lobby have been marked off to allow for appropriate social distancing and ease of movement to and from the area.
  • All visits are by appointment only.
  • All visits are limited to 30 minutes in length.
  • All visits are limited to two guests and the resident.
    • To register for a visit:
      • Call 607-273-8072 to schedule a visit


When you arrive for the visit, report to the main entrance of the facility. Once there, you will be asked to complete a COVID-19 screening and have your temperature taken. Upon successful completion of these tasks, CNRC staff will bring your loved one down from their unit for your visit.

If any visitor fails to adhere to the established protocol, he/she/they will be prohibited from visiting for the duration of the COVID-19 state declared public health emergency.