Long-term care & assisted living
Effective Oct. 12, 2021: Guidance for visiting long-term care or assisted living facilities
- All visitors to long-term care (LTC) and assisted living (AL) facilities need to show proof they have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine
- Starting Oct. 26, 2021, all visitors to LTC and AL facilities will need to show proof they are fully vaccinated with two doses of COVID-19 vaccine. If you cannot show proof of vaccination, you will not be able to visit in these high-risk settings (excluding children who are not eligible to be vaccinated, those with an approved medical exemption, or for essential visits for compassionate reasons such as end-of-life)
- Full immunization is defined as seven days after receiving the full series of a World Health Organization (WHO)-approved COVID-19 vaccine or a combination of approved WHO vaccines
- The above applies to all visitors, including essential visitors
Check out the Visitor Guidance for Long-term Care and Assisted Living document for more information.