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Should workers in nursing homes be required to continue wearing N95 masks?

In accordance with the regulations set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), healthcare workers in nursing homes who do not have their COVID-19 vaccinations brought up to date are required to wear a N95 mask that has been approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) during periods of […]

Long-term Care Indoor Visitation at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

The main concepts of COVID-19 infection prevention outlined below are congruent with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations and should be followed at all times. Wear face masks and other necessary personal protective equipment. If the county COVID-19 community level of transmission in the nursing home is significant to high, all residents and […]