The New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) has released guidelines allowing for the resumption of home visits, community outings and day services, as well as returning to residential settings following extended home visits. The guidelines will be effective July 15, 2020 for regions of the State that have entered into Phase Four in accordance with the New York Forward Reopening Plan.
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To date, Care Coordinators will continue to offer services remotely, with special exceptions made through existing approval processes. We will let families know when new guidelines surrounding Care Coordination and face-to-face meetings are released.