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December NORC Notes: Holiday Visits and COVID-19

December 1st, 2020

As COVID-19 rates are increasing throughout the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging all of us to celebrate virtually or just with members of our own household. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) also issued an alert with recommendations to nursing homes, residents, and resident family member(s)/representative(s). 

The December NORC Notes includes points Ombudsmen can share with family members to consider when they are determining how best to include their loved ones in their holiday plans. These tips are based a fact sheet developed by Consumer Voice. 

Read the December NORC Notes.