The CDC has released updated information for healthcare personnel, patients and residents regarding the COVID-19 vaccination and its impact on visitation, infection prevention and control practices, communal activities, quarantine, testing and use of personal protective equipment.
Included in this update is:
- Updated SARS-CoV-2 testing recommendations
- Updated visitation guidance to include recommendations for acute care facilities and to describe circumstances when source control and physical distancing are not required during visitation
- Added guidance for communal activities and dining in healthcare settings