Visiting During the Pandemic

Skilled Nursing


All Skilled Nursing visitors are required to complete a Visitors Screening form to gain entry.

NY Forward Safety Reopening Plan


Visitation Fact Sheet


Visitor Form


Per regulatory mandate, failure to comply with any of the following requirements will result in suspension of any visitation rights throughout the pandemic.

 General Information

  • All visits must be scheduled through reception (ext. 5910)
  • Visits will be scheduled 7 days a week from 10am-5pm.
  • Visits will be 45 minutes long; scheduled on the hour, with 15 minutes in between to allow our staff to disinfect.
  • All visits will be distantly supervised.
  • All visits will take place in outdoor shaded seating areas.
  • No visitors under the age of 18, unless with an adult.
  • Limit of 2 visitors per resident.

 Before your visit

  • Per NYS regulation, you must have a COVID test complete less than 7 days prior to your visit, and the results must be negative.  Proof must be provided upon arrival.
  • Upon arrival, you will see a Woodland Pond staff person at the visitation tented area on the lawn in front of the Health Center who will be accepting all needed forms and perform all required screening.
  • Visitors will be required to submit the completed Covid19 screening and tracing form that we will provide and is available on our website.
  • Visitors will be screened, including temperature check upon arrival.

 During your visit

  • Wash your hands immediately at the onset of your visit and right before your departure. (Alcohol hand gel will be provided).
  • Wear your masks at ALL times. (Masks will be provided if needed).
  • You must maintain social distancing of at least 6ft. at all times.
  • Chairs may not be moved, they are six feet apart for your safety.
  • No food or drink at all.

 After your visit: 

  • If you develop any symptoms of illness during the next 14 days after your visit you must notify Woodland Pond infection control team, by calling the reception desk at ext. 5910 and asking to speak with nursing administration.