Long-term Care Visitation Guidance

Learn what you can do to protect residents of long-term care facilities

Visiting someone in a long-term care facility, including nursing homes and veterans’ homes, is so important for both the resident and the visitor. However, it also poses a risk of bringing illness into the building, infecting residents and staff.

Guidance Materials

Facilities can utilize the following guidance materials to help families and friends of residents become partners in infection prevention by empowering visitors with knowledge and tools to keep everyone safe.

LTC Visitation Flyer (PDF)  LTC Visitation Postcard (PDF)

Spanish | Chinese | Tagalog | Russian | Ukrainian | Vietnamese


COVID-19 Coronavirus Announcement for Visitors (wa.gov) (PDF)

Spanish | Chinese | Tagalog | Russian | Ukrainian | Vietnamese


Cover Your Cough (PDF)  Cover Your Cough Poster (PDF)

Spanish | Chinese | Tagalog  | Russian | Ukrainian | Vietnamese


Aerosol Precautions (PDF)


Quarantine Precautions Sign (PDF)


PPE for Visitors (PDF)

Spanish | Chinese | Tagalog | Russian | Ukrainian | Vietnamese


Visitor Log (PDF)


COVID Fact Sheet (CDC) (PDF)

Spanish | Chinese | Tagalog | Russian | Ukrainian | Vietnamese


Hand hygiene (washing) (PDF)

Spanish | Chinese | Tagalog | Russian | Ukrainian | Vietnamese


Hand hygiene (sanitizer) (PDF)

Spanish | Chinese | Tagalog | Russian | Ukrainian | Vietnamese