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Here Are Minnesota’s New COVID-19 Guidelines For Visiting Nursing Homes

MDH said facilities with less COVID-19 transmission risk should allow in-person visits. Here’s what you need to know.

MINNESOTA, USA — On Monday, Minnesota health officials announced new visitation guidelines for nursing homes and other assisted living facilities.

The changes, which go into effect on Oct. 17, are in response to new federal guidance. MDH officials have said social isolation due to the pandemic is a big concern for people in assisted living, so balancing COVID-19 safety and residents’ mental wellbeing is a priority.

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