Long Term Care and Assisted Living Social Visiting Information

In long-term care, visitors are required to wear a medical mask when in common areas and when participating in indoor events in communal areas. 

All visitors are allowed at long-term care and seniors’ assisted living facilities.

People who are ill or have symptoms of illness should not visit long-term care and seniors’ assisted living sites. Visitors are expected to follow precautions in place at each site, including practicing hand hygiene. 

Proof of vaccination is not required for entry. 

Find information on the BCCDC long-term care visitor guidelines.

General Information on Long Term Care and Assisted Living Social Visiting Information

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