AHCA: COVID-19 Update | CDC Updates Transmission Based Precautions, Duration of Isolation, and Return to Work Criteria

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

On July 17, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted substantial changes to the transmission-based precautions, duration of isolation and return to work criteria . As the CDC continues to learn more about the COVID-19 virus, they continue to revise prior guidance. AHCA/NCAL offers a summary of these updates.

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Other COVID-19 Updates

NHSN Updates Instructions for Completing the Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment Pathway: Download the updated instructions and read more to find a summary from AHCA/NCAL. Read More

CMS Call for Nursing Homes – July 22: CMS hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information related to the agency’s response to COVID-19. The next call for nursing homes is Wednesday, July 22nd at 4:30-5:00 p.m. Eastern. Read More

PPE Supplier List: Download our updated resource to connect with vetted suppliers. 

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Please email COVID19@ahca.org for additional questions, or visit ahcancal.org/coronavirus for more information.

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16