NYS Office for the Aging provides new resources, guidelines for visiting long term care facilities

New York State

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — After New York changed it’s guidelines for visiting loved ones in long term care facilities, the Office for the Aging has put together a list of resources for those who want to visit family members.

The department’s new webpage outlines visitation guidance, vaccines and long-term care and COVID-19 resources. And, if someone needs an ombudsman to represent them, they offer a service to help locate one near you.

The new guidance allows visitation at all times, and for all residents, except in areas with high community spread.

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