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81 Oaks shall abide by the guidelines as set forth in the Florida Statutes, Chapter 408.824 Facial Covering Requirements for Health Care Practitioners and Health Care Providers and F.A.C. 59AER23-2 Standards for the Appropriate Use of Facial Coverings for Infection Control. The policy includes procedures for Residents, Team Members and Visitors as well as procedures for opting out of facial coverings under certain conditions.
81 Oaks requires Residents to wear a mask when the resident is in a common area and is exhibiting signs or symptoms of or has been diagnosed with an infectious disease that can be spread through droplet or airborne transmission. A common area is an area within a health care facility where residents are not treated, diagnosed, or examined. Residents must be permitted to opt-out of wearing facial coverings.
81 Oaks requires Visitors to wear to wear a facial covering when the visitor is:
81 Oaks requires Team Members to wear to wear a facial covering when the team member is:
81 Oaks encourages all residents, visitors and team members to follow the policies for facial coverings. However, state regulations allow residents, visitors and team members to opt-out of wearing facial coverings. Residents are permitted to opt-out of wearing a facial covering as per the Department of Health Regulation F.S. 381.026, The Patient Bill of Rights which includes consideration for:
81 Oaks community posts a complaints poster in the common area and is included in the admission package.
81 Oaks community offers alternatives to facial coverings may include social distancing, outdoor visitation, transparent physical barriers, or other alternative types of facial covering.
81 Oaks allows team members to opt-out of wearing a facial covering unless they are: