TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — The State of New Jersey is urging long-term care facilities to allow in-person visits to match with new federal guidance. In areas where COVID-19 activities are high, Gov. Phil Murphy said vaccinated residents should be able to receive visitors.
The Office of Long-term Care Ombudsman is offering to help solve “unwarranted roadblocks,” Gov. Murphy said.READ MORE: Dianna Brice Murder: Tylydiah Garnett Arrested In Connection To Murder Of 21-Year-Old Dianna Brice, Police Say
“Visitation options for essential caregivers, compassionate care and outdoor visits will continue to be available,” Murphy said.
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In all cases, everyone – residents and visitors – must properly wear facemasks.READ MORE: Pennsylvania To Expand COVID-19 Eligibility To Everyone In Phase 1C Beginning Monday
— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) March 22, 2021
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