Nursing homes get green light to lift restrictions on visitations (Audio)

March 18, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–The federal government has lifted restrictions on visits to residents of nursing homes that have been in place for months due to COVID-19.

At Jenkins Living Center in Watertown, CEO Loren Diekman says they’re loosening their visitation requirements effective today…

Diekman says there are some protocols that remain in place…

Diekman says it’ll be a boost for both nursing home residents and employees…

Face masks are still required.