When will the New York State government again start allowing visitors to care facilities like nursing homes?
Is testing required before visiting?
Under what circumstances would the state again suspend visitation — and is there an exception?
Are some nursing-home residents ineligible for visitors?
Under what circumstance would a specific nursing home be ineligible for visitors?
Is there a limit to how many visits a nursing home can host?
What is the nursing home controversy in which Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is embroiled?
Press for nursing home reformsGovernment and industry must focus on patients and families. NY issues reopening rules for nursing home visits, movie theaters and weddingsThe governor also said he is asking school districts to report to their local governments their progress toward returning to in-person instruction in classrooms and the inroads made to vaccinate teachers. State Senate approves nursing home oversight bills The measures include new requirements for reporting deaths of nursing home residents and disclosing health and safety violations by the homes. Cuomo: Nassau resident NY's 1st South African variant caseScientists and health officials believe the South African and U.K. variants of COVID-19 seem to spread more rapidly than the current dominant strain but more research is needed to determine whether they are more deadly or less responsive to the current vaccines.
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