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Coronavirus COVID-19 CDC Resources 



The CDC is providing updates and resources regarding action being taken to address the spread of the Coronavirus. Below are links to those resources and updates that are being provided daily. Please confirm that you are operating under the most recent guidance from all regulatory and healthcare organizations that govern and support the long-term care industry. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact the KACE office. 




CDC Releases Guidance on Rapid Antigen Testing 

(Dated August 16, 2020)


Nursing homes across the nation are beginning to receive testing kits that were originally announced back in July. Kits began arriving to the first wave of nursing homes a couple of weeks ago, with second wave distributions arriving this past week. CMS has categorized the expected single-shipment deliveries by facility size:

  • Small facilities: 150 tests, 1 instrument
  • Small-to-medium facilities: 240-250 tests,* 1 instrument  
  • Medium facilities: 325-330 tests,* 1 instrument  
  • Large facilities: 600 tests, 1 instrument  
  • Major outlier facilities: 900+ tests, 2 instruments 

You can review the CDC guidance here. 




NHSN Guide to Reporting Through CDC Here

Access NHSN/CDC Here


CDC Reporting Requirement Training Webinars 


Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus COVID-19 here. 


Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed COVID-19 here.


Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 here 



CDC Launches Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator 


CDC Strategies for Maximizing PPE 



CDC Webinar for Long-Term Care Providers 

(Dated March 17, 2020)



CDC Webinar Training for LTCF COVID-19 Module



Webinar training for the new LTCF COVID-19 Module for CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network is posted under the Training tab on their web page. This week’s training schedule is below:

COVID-19 Module Overview for Long-term Care Facilities on May 5 at 3 p.m. ET Click the link to join: https://cdc.zoomgov.com/j/1602548824?pwd=ZjNVcEJib0tvZzB4UlpOZjQva0t0UT09 Password: 339263




CDC Launches Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator 


CDC Strategies for Maximizing PPE 



CDC Optimization Strategies for Healthcare PPE 

(Dated March 25, 2020)


CDC Webinar for Long-Term Care Providers 

(Dated March 17, 2020)



Preparing for COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities


Infection Preventionist Training


Long-Term Care Facility Resources 


CDC Updates on a Variety of Topics Here 

 

CDC FAQ for COVID-19


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