Tag: isolation

CDC Issues Guidance on Isolation, Precautions for COVID-19

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued new guidance titled “Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19.” The guidance is noteworthy for employers. Previously, the CDC had generally indicated that individuals could potentially return to work following a positive test after spending 14 days in isolation and being fever-free […]

Managing Mental Health During Trying Times

The internet and social media are full of memes, statuses, personal stories, and other commentary lamenting and marveling at the craziness of 2020. Many of these point out that we’re not even done with this chaotic year! One of the biggest changes to normal life facing millions of Americans in 2020 is the sudden shift […]

SNFs: Use CMS Self-Assessment tool

SNFs: Use the CMS Focused COVID-19 Infection Control Survey Tool​ to self-assess your IPCP plans. AHCA/NCAL also have issued guidance: https://www.ahcancal.org/facility_operations/disaster_planning/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx Be sure, however, to follow CDC and CMS directly, and check in with their website and guidance often. Yesterday, April 2, new guidance was issued, as well as the sobering results of recent CMS surveys […]