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New York State Department of Health

Nursing home residents suffer as facilities struggle to meet state requirements for visitation

by Aug 31, 2020
A banner hanging near the main entrance of Acadia Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Riverhead proclaims, "Dear Visitors...WELCOME BACK! We missed you!" Though the banner remains up, visitation has been shut down — just five days after it was reinstated for the first time since mid-March.