Westchester Center is offering In-Person visitation during our designated vising hours. Visitation appointments no longer need to be scheduled in advance. The hours of visitation are:
- 10:00am – 12:00pm
- 2:00pm – 8:00pm
Please read through the following information before visiting.
1The Facility will screen visitors for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 prior to resident access and will prohibit entry to visitor(s) exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms or that do not pass the screening questions. Screening shall consist of temperature checks and questions to assess potential exposure to COVID-19.
2The following information must be provided for each visitor: first and last name of the visitor, time of facility entry, temperature, telephone number, and resident name and room number.
3Given the continued risk of COVID-19 transmission, visitors are encouraged to get tested in the community prior to coming to the facility (2-3 days prior to visit).
4Visits are limited to 1 HOUR.
5Visits are limited to 2 visitors per resident at one time.
6Masks must be worn at ALL TIMES while on facility premises.
7Eating is not permitted during visitation.
8Visitors should not wander throughout the facility. Visitors should go directly to the designated visitation area or the resident’s room.
9Visitors under the age of 18 years old MUST be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.
* Compassionate care visits, medically necessary visits, end of life visits, and visits required under federal disability rights law are always allowed, regardless of the county’s COVID-19 positivity rate or an outbreak. This type of visit should be scheduled with the resident’s Social Worker.
In an effort to keep all our residents and staff safe, please be sure to follow the above visitation policies set forth by NYS Department of Health and our Facility Policies.
In accordance with the NYSDOH Health Advisory, if any visitor fails to adhere to the Facility’s visitation plan and to the core principles of COVID-19 infection prevention, he/she/they will be not be permitted to visit and may be asked to leave.