Visitation Protocol

Visitation Protocols
& COVID Information

You must wear a mask when visiting Oasis

COVID-19 Visitor Guidance/Education

Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones
From COVID-19

  • Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick and stay home if you are sick.
  • You must wear a face mask or face covering in public when social distancing is not possible.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Remember to maintain social distancing precautions of at least 6 feet.

 Visitor Guidance/Education

  • Visitors must sign in and will be screened and observed for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 prior to the visit.
  • Visitors must wear a facemask or face covering while in the facility and on the premises. Visitors will be provided a mask if they do not have one.
  • Hand sanitizer will be used before and after the visit and as needed. Floor markings are placed to cue social distancing.
  • There will be no more than 2 visitors per session.
  • Visitors must follow all NYSDOH Covid-19 testing requirements when applicable.
  • Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.
  • If any visitor fails to adhere to the protocol, he/she/they will be prohibited from visiting for the duration of the COVID-19 state declared public health emergency.

If you have questions, please contact:

Samantha at ext. 8105 or Kara at ext. 8109

Updated: March 30, 2021

Dear Oasis Family Member,

As many are aware that NYDOH has released new guidance on visitation in nursing homes. Oasis is preparing to begin visitation BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call Samantha at (631) 878-4400 extension 8105 to schedule your visit.

  • Visits will be outdoor, weather permitting.
  • All appropriate infection control and prevention practices will be adhered to during visitation. Visitors must wear and mask and practice hand hygiene.
  • Visits will be scheduled for 30 minutes to help ensure all residents are able to receive visitors.
  • Visits will be Monday – Friday
  • Residents who are on a 14-day quarantine, a new admission or shows signs or symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to have in person visitors. FaceTime or window visits can be arranged. Please contact the Therapeutic Recreation department.
  • The facility encourages visitors to be tested on their own prior to coming to the facility.
  • The facility will offer rapid testing to anyone who wants to be tested,
  • Visitors will not be required to be tested or vaccinated (or show proof of such) as a condition of visitation. This also applies to the representatives of the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsmen and protection and advocacy systems.
  • Visits for compassionate care, such as an end-of-life situation or a resident in decline or distress are permitted for any resident (Vaccinated or unvaccinated).

Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have a question or concern.

Respectfully

Andrea Serie, MPA LNHA
Administrator

Additional COVID-19 Information:

Vaccine Information

Family and caregiver communication letter concerning information and distribution of the new COVID vaccine. Read the vaccine letter…

Post COVID Rehab

Our team works with patients recently hospitalized with COVID-19 to assist in improving strength and fine motor skills. Patients are required to test negative for COVID-19 prior to admission. Find out more…

Important Family Communication Message:

“The Department of Health memo regarding communication with family members of those who reside in a nursing home.”
Please read the full Family Communication message here…


Download our Annual Pandemic Emergency Plan in PDF format here…

Download our NY Forward Safety Plan in PDF format here…