Senator Rachel May's Bill introduced September 2, 2020 expanding and defining Essential Care Visitor for New York State.
ESSENTIAL CARE VISITOR Document: Multi-disciplinary document that addresses Proposed General Visitation Plan for Residential Facilities
CareVisitationNYs8958: Bill for essential care visitors in New York State that orders NY Department of Health to provide guidance
Understand visitation guidance and mandates will vary state to state and facility to facility. The variance has to do with COVID-19 infection rates, the state level mandates and each Facilities' Administration.
These two links, are helpful as to the status of each State's visitation status, and actions you can take to continue to partner with your loved ones care.