VISITORS EXPECTATION FACT SHEET

All visitors must provide proof of a negative Covid Test within 24 hours of visit.

● Visitors are screened for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 prior to resident access and visitation will be refused if the individual(s) exhibits any COVID-19 symptoms or do not pass the screening questions. 

● Screening shall consist of both temperature checks and asking screening questions to assess potential exposure to COVID-19 which shall include questions regarding international travel or travel to other states designated under the Commissioner’s travel advisory. 

● Documentation must include the following for each visitor to the nursing home: first and last name of the visitor and full name of resident.

● Limited visitation, including, but not limited to, family members, loved ones, representatives from the long-term care ombudsman program (LTCOP). 

● No more than two visitors will be allowed per resident at any one time. 

● Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older. 

● Visitors must wear a face mask or face covering which covers both the nose and mouth at all times when      inside the building. 

● Visitors must maintain social distancing. 

● Bayberry will provide alcohol-based hand rub, consisting of at least 60 percent (60%) alcohol, to residents, visitors and representatives of the long-term care ombudsman prior to visiting the residents. Rub hands together using friction. 

● Visitation hours are Monday-Friday 2pm-5pm & Saturdays & Sundays 1:30pm-3:30pm.

In keeping with New York State Department of Health Directives, the staff is required to monitor the visitation process. If any visitor fails to adhere to the protocol, he/she/they will be prohibited from visiting for the duration of the COVID-19 state declared public health emergency.