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Visitation policy expanded for long-term care residents at HighPointe on Michigan

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Posted at 4:39 PM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 16:39:22-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Kaleida Health has expanded the visitation policy for long-term care residents at HighPointe on Michigan, beginning Friday.

Visitors are allowed by appointment only at HighPointe on Michigan and will need to bring proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

Kaleida Health also added the following changes

  • Visitors allowed by appointment only at HighPointe on Michigan in accordance with New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) guidelines
  • Visitors should arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled visit for the following screening protocols as required by the NYSDOH:
    • Verification of proof of negative COVID-19 test within three (3) days of visit
    • Temperature check and questions related to recent travel and COVID-19 symptoms
    • Recording of visitors address, telephone numbers and email, if available, for contact tracing purposes
    • Staff will transport resident to the designated visiting area and will be present to supervise the visit
    • Visitors must wear a mask and maintain six (6) feet of distance from the resident, staff and other visitors and residents; masks will be provided upon arrival

You can read more about the guidelines by clicking here.