Updated Preparing for COVID-19 in Nursing Homes – This guidance has been updated to reflect the following:
- Tiered recommendations to address nursing homes in different phases of COVID-19 response
- Added a recommendation to assign an individual to manage the facility’s infection control program
- Added guidance about new requirements for nursing homes to report to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)
- Added a recommendation to create a plan for testing residents and healthcare personnel for SARS-CoV-2
To learn more, please visit: Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Facilities.
Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) – Applying COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Strategies in Nursing Homes – During this COCA Call, presenters discussed how to apply infection prevention and control guidance for nursing homes and other long-term care facilities that are preparing for and responding to COVID-19.
To listen to the recording, please visit: COCA Calls/Webinars.