When can Podiatrists, Optometrists and Dentists return to Nursing Facilities?



This should be determined on a case-by-case basis based on resident specific needs for the specialized service in consultation with the resident’s attending physician. These providers would need to be screened when entering the facility and wear appropriate PPE when providing services to the resident.

Blog by Sherry Roberts, RN, Nationally Certified COVID-Ready Caregiver, Proactive Medical Review

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