All visitors must provide proof of Covid-19 test results. Test must be taken within 7 days of scheduled 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; physical (street) address of the visitor; daytime and evening telephone number; date and time of visit; and email address, if available. 

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

● No more than 10 percent (10%) of the residents shall have visitors at any one time and only two visitors will be allowed per resident at any one time. 

● At this time, visitation is strictly prohibited inside the building. 

● Visitation is limited to outdoor areas, weather permitting. 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 on the premises. 

● 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 by appointment only. A copy of Bayberry’s formal visitation plan will be posted on the website and broadcasted via email. 

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.


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