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Kupuna Advocates Overjoyed After Federal Guidelines OK Nursing Home Visits
November 16, 2021

Fellows mentioned in this story: Suzie Schulberg, Cohort VIII

From Hawai‘i News Now:

Just before the holidays, the federal government released new guidelines saying visits must be allowed for all nursing home residents.

It’s a major step for families and residents living for a year and half with restrictions.

Zoom chats, drive-thru celebrations, and lockdowns during outbreaks were common during the pandemic. But now, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency which oversees Hawai‘i’s nearly 50 nursing homes, said “visitation is now allowed for all residents at all times.”

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