With the state of Florida issuing guidelines for nursing homes to start allowing some outside visitors again, administrators of local facilities are drafting policies, The Ledger reports. A facility must have no new cases for 14 days to allow visitors, and special rules can be made for essential caregivers and compassionate caregivers. The head of a local union representing certified nursing assistants says he’s concern that allowing visitors will endanger residents and workers and that the state move is motivated by politics.

Source: The Ledger

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