Are you planning on moving into a retirement home soon? You need to know about the 14-day self-isolation requirements for new residents. Learn about these changes in the next minute.
The government issued COVID-19 guidance in September 2020 - Ontario guidance for reopening retirement homes. Download Reopening-Retirement-Homes-Ontario.pdf. Watch this video for details so you're better prepared to make a senior housing decision.
COVID-19 and Reopening Retirement Homes:
The home should be free of COVID-19,
Your COVID-19 test is negative 24-hrs before moving into the home,
Then you're required to complete a 14-day self-isolation period,
Followed by a second negative COVID-19 test upon completion of the self-isolation period,
You're allowed one essential visitor (e.g., family caregiver) during the self-isolation period. See future video for Ontario's visitor guidance, and
Upon completion of the self-isolation period, you can have two caregivers/essential visitors and two general visitors at any time.
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