Interim ODH Director signs order allowing indoor nursing home visits

White House releases guidance on reopening nursing homes
Posted at 8:08 PM, Oct 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 20:08:25-04

CLEVELAND — The interim director of the Ohio Department of Health has signed an order allowing indoor nursing home visits starting on Oct. 12.

The visits will be limited to two visitors and can be a maximum of 30 minutes. Visitors will have to be socially distanced and wear a face covering.

In order for a facility to allow visitors, they need to report information including visitation status, hours, maximum visitation time, number of visitors, and register by Oct. 19.

To view the order, click here.

RELATED: Indoor visitation at Ohio nursing homes to begin Oct. 12, at intermediate care facilities Sept. 28

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