COVID-19 Guidelines


Our team at Mary Wade cares about the health and safety of your loved one.  We review and update our COVID policies and procedures in strict accordance with the federal, state, and local guidelines. 

Visitors – Mary Wade is taking careful steps to begin to allow visitors onto our campus.  All visitors need to schedule an in-person or virtual visit through our Therapeutic Recreation Department by calling 203-562-7222.  Click here for the current visitation policy during the pandemic.

For more information regarding the State of Connecticut’s Coronavirus updates, go to


As we update our COVID procedures often, many families have asked questions regarding their loved ones at Mary Wade. Here is a compilation of commonly asked questions in the hope it helps your family with any concerns you may have: 

Q: Am I allowed to bring items for my loved one?

A: YES! If you have items for your loved one you can bring them in. Our staff will be happy to take the items and bring them to the resident’s room. Regarding any food items; food can be brought in however there is no eating or drinking during the visit to practice safe social distancing since you will be required to wear your mask while visiting.

Q: What are the procedures I need to follow when I arrive at Mary Wade? 

A: Upon arrival, please call the front desk at 203-562-7222 and the receptionist will let you know when you can enter the building. We are not allowing people to wait in the lobby to follow social distancing guidelines. 

Q: How can I schedule a visit to see my loved one? 

A: Please call Tiffany Burnham at 203-672-7841 to schedule your visit. It is best to call Monday for the following week since we only schedule a week at a time to give all families opportunities to visit.

Q: Can I bring my pet in to visit?

A: NO – At this time no pets are allowed to visit.

Q: Are residents engaging in activities at Mary Wade during COVID restrictions?

A: YES – Although there are restrictions and guidelines that we need to follow per the Department of Public Health, we are able to facilitate therapeutic programming while adhering to the social distancing guidelines.

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