CDC Long-term Care COVID-19 Resources Updated (6/20)

By CDC - June 22, 2020

Preparing for COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

Updated June 25, 2020

Summary of Changes to the Guidance:

  • 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

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