Article by Indiana State Department of Health

UPDATED – COVID-19 Toolkit for Long Term Cares

The toolkit includes:

  • COVID-19 LTC Facility Infection Control Guidance SOP and Infection Control Steps when you have a Healthcare Worker (HCW) or Resident Test Positive for COVID-19 (REVISED 4/03/2020)
  • COVID-19 Guidance for Hospital Discharge to Long-Term Care Facilities (NEW 4/03/2020)
  • Letter from Dr. Kristina Box, dated 3/23/2020 – recommendations regarding use of masks by direct care providers
  • COVID-19 Preparedness Checklist for Nursing Homes and other Long-Term Care Settings – CDC
  • Long Term Care (LTC) Respiratory Surveillance Line List and Outbreak Summary, dated 3/12/2020
  • COVID-19 Guidance for Healthcare Workers, dated 3/16/2020
  • Guidance for out-of-hospital facilities (REVISED 4/03/2020 – Formerly Guidance for out-of-hospital mitigation strategies)
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) – QSO-20-20-All- Prioritization of Survey Activities, dated 3/23/2020
  • COVID-19 Focused Survey for Nursing Homes – Infection Control
  • COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey: Acute and Continuing Care
  • Nursing Home Infection Prevention Assessment Tool for COVID-19
  • Visitor Alert Sign – English & Spanish
  • COVID-19 Specimen Collection and Submission Guidelines
  • LTC Newsletter subscription form

Click here to download the toolkit.