Phased Reopening Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities Revised

OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 9, 2020) – The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has released revised guidance to support long-term care facilities’ efforts to balance the need to protect residents from COVID-19 and ensure healthy social and emotional connections with family and friends during the ongoing pandemic. Guidance for a phased reopening approach in longterm care facilities, that first took effect on July 15, 2020, set forth a cautious and measured process that they can use to determine the most appropriate visitation policy to protect their residents and staff. This revised guidance helps clarify variations between phases two and three…

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