Nursing Home Visits To Resume in New York, New Rules Enacted

  • If a county has test positivity between 5% and 10%, nursing home visitors are required to obtain a negative COVID test result within 72 hours before entering the facility.
  • The number of visitors to the nursing home must not exceed 20% of the resident census at any time, up from the current 10%.
  • Visitation is prohibited entirely if test positivity rates exceed 10% in a county.

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