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Ohio Ombudsman, Bob Vines, Interviewed on Nursing Home Protocol During COVID-19

March 15, 2021

Ohio Ombudsman program representative, Bob Vines, was interviewed by WLWT5 on nursing home visitation protocol during COVID-19. Vines discussed how if you have been fully vaccinated then you do not need to quarantine for 14 days if you are out of the building less than 24 hours. He mentioned that not everyone has had time to catch up with the new guidance from the CDC and CMS but the wording is clear, "Individual corporate interpretations, when you have a lot of cooks, sometimes the recipe gets complicated. We're trying to interpret this as simply as possible," he said.

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