Florida’s Ban on Visitors to Long Term Care Facilities May be Lifted Soon

By John Ruffier:  At his COVID briefing on Monday, July 27, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis indicated that Florida may ease its ban based upon new Federal guidance and the disbursement of more rapid virus tests providing results as quickly as 15 minutes after testing in coming weeks.  Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator Seema Verma indicated that once nursing homes are COVID-free for two weeks, guidance will allow visitation in conjunction with required testing.  More at https://www.sun-sentinel.com/coronavirus/fl-ne-coronavirus-nursing-home-visitors-20200727-herkhgns4zch7dzbowllf5utpq-story.html

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