On March 17, 2021, Bethel Lutheran Home and Bethel Suites will allow indoor visitation for all residents regardless of vaccination status. There are a few circumstances when visitation will be limited due to the high risk of COVID-19 transmission. These scenarios include limiting indoor visitation for:
We are summarizing visitation guidelines so you will be prepared for your visit.
We know that you share our concerns about efforts to keep residents in our community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. While we welcome this opportunity to make the next step in re-opening Bethel, we must all continue to be vigilant. If, at any time, it is deemed unsafe for visitors to enter the building—due to a rise in the number of cases in our community, either within our walls or in the broader community—it is our obligation per the South Dakota Department of Health guidelines to revisit and reassess the program.
We look forward to seeing you soon.