Nursing Home Visitation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (PDF) - Updated January 6, 2022
Refer to the new CMS guidance for visitation in nursing homes during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), including the impact of COVID-19 vaccination.
Infographic - How to Safely Conduct Visits to Nursing Homes (PDF) - Updated January 6, 2022
Learn how to safely conduct visits to nursing homes during this time of spiking COVID cases around the country.
Mom's vaccinated: when can I visit her nursing home? (PDF)
Review a graphic that provides updated information for nursing homes to safely expand visitation options during the COVID-19 pandemic public health emergency (PHE).
Dear Nursing Home Resident Voting Rights Letter (PDF)
Read the letter sent to all nursing home residents explaining their right to vote amidst the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Coronavirus & Medicare
Get general information, guidelines, and links to other resources.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing information
Learn about COVID-19 tests and how they’re covered.
Getting prescriptions in disaster or emergency
Learn how to get your prescriptions during a public health emergency, such as COVID-19.
Learn about telehealth, virtual check-ins and e-visits.
COVID-19 Nursing Home Data
See the data reported by nursing homes to the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) system COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Module, including resident impact, facility capacity, staff and personnel, supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilator capacity, and supplies. See data by state and facility, with statistics on resident cases and deaths.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partner Toolkit - Updated September 9, 2020
Use this toolkit to help stay up-to-date on CMS and HHS’ COVID-19 links to useful information, news and updates, stakeholder calls, and other resources.