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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is updating its visitation guidance for long-term care facilities to allow for in-person, indoor or outdoor, visitation in most circumstances. The change aligns with new guidance released this week from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and reflects rapidly improving trends in long-term care facilities.

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As North Carolina’s key metrics continue to remain stable and strong infection prevention and control requirements remain in place, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (Monday) issued a Secretarial Order updating visitation guidelines for nursing homes to allow indoor visitation.

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RALEIGH — A Senate bill to ensure visitation rights for hospital patients passed the House unanimously Thursday, June 25. But the new version is stripped, the bill’s sponsor says, leaving hospitals to block visitors under COVID-19 restrictions. The Senate rejected the watered-down version.

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Thursday, 04 June 2020 11:00

McLeod Health revises visitation policy

FLORENCE, S.C. — Effective June 4, 2020, McLeod Health has modified its visitation restrictions at McLeod Regional Medical Center, McLeod Health Cheraw and McLeod Health Clarendon.

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