COVID-19: Updated Materials for Visiting Nursing Homes During Omicron Surge

January 14, 2022
Policy Snapshot


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the Nursing Home Resource Center with two new informational products.

As of January 6, CMS updated the Nursing Home Visitation FAQs to give additional guidance about visitation during the Omicron surge. CMS also created an infographic to graphically represent how to safely conduct visits to nursing homes during this time of spiking COVID cases around the country. Nursing home providers, patients, caregivers, and CMS partners can use these two new resources to stay informed about CMS’ latest thinking for keeping nursing homes safe in the current COVID climate