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Here are the CDC's public health communication options at U.S. ports of entry.


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 11 2020 11:49AM

Visit this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage to view COVID-19 related videos.


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Date Added: 05/05/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:58PM

Get the important information from this April 14, 2020, training webinar presented by CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).


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Date Added: 04/13/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 1:03PM

Here are the latest COVID-19 guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


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Date Added: 03/27/2020
Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 9:07AM

The report, updated each Friday, summarizes and interprets key indicators, including information related to COVID-19 outpatient visits, emergency department visits, hospitalizations and deaths, as well as laboratory data.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 9:12AM

The report, updated each Friday, summarizes and interprets key indicators, including information related to COVID-19 outpatient visits, emergency department visits, hospitalizations and deaths, as well as laboratory data.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 8:51AM

The Respiratory Surveillance Line List from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a template for data collection and active monitoring of both residents and staff during a suspected respiratory illness cluster or outbreak at a nursing home or other long-term care facility.


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Date Added: 04/16/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 16 2020 11:25PM

Read the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.


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Date Added: 04/28/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 11:38PM

Here is a list of the latest COVID-19 tools from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Date Added: 03/26/2020
Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 8:55AM

Transcripts and audio recordings of the CDC's public service announcements can be found here.


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 12 2020 2:40PM

Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to plan, prepare and respond to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:19PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created this social media toolkit to help localize efforts in responding to the virus that causes COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/09/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:21AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), surge capacity is a useful framework to approach a decreased supply of PPE during the COVID-19 response.


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Date Added: 03/18/2020
Date Last Modified: May 28 2020 9:08AM

View this list of online training sessions for health care professionals related to COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Date Added: 04/16/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 27 2020 12:47PM

This April 8, 2020, webinar by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided a COVID-19 update for rural health partners.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 9:38AM

Long-term care facilities and nursing homes are encouraged to watch this video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn how and when to perform hand hygiene as part of preventing the spread of COVID-19.


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Date Added: 05/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 7 2020 6:33PM

Long-term care facilities and nursing homes are encouraged to watch this video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn how to recognize new or worsening COVID-19 infections in residents.


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Date Added: 05/07/2020
Date Last Modified: May 7 2020 6:38PM

Watch this video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn what staff, vendors and consultants should do and what they should wear to protect residents and keep COVID-19 out of your facility.


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Date Added: 05/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 7 2020 6:35PM

Long-term care facilities and nursing homes are encouraged to watch this video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn how and when to clean and disinfect environmental and equipment surfaces to help stop the spread of bacteria and viruses, especially COVID-19.


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Date Added: 05/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 7 2020 6:32PM

Watch this video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn what personal protective equipment (PPE) should be used in long-term care facilities and nursing homes, and when and how to use PPE correctly to help protect yourself and residents from COVID-19.


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Date Added: 05/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 7 2020 6:43PM

Visit this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage to learn more about clinical care guidance for health care professionals related to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 05/05/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:50PM

Answers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about cloth face coverings


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:33PM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced new regulatory requirements that will require nursing homes to inform residents, their families and representatives of COVID-19 cases in their facilities. In addition, CMS will require nursing homes to report cases of COVID-19 directly to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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Date Added: 04/20/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 20 2020 11:07PM

On April 3, 2020, CMS Administrator Seema Verma, Deborah Birx, MD, White House Coronavirus Task Force, and officials from the FDA, CDC, and FEMA participated in a call on COVID-19 flexibilities.


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Date Added: 04/07/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:59AM

On April 16, 2020, the CDC Clinician Outreach and Community Activity (COCA) presented a webinar to provide guidance to death certifiers on proper cause-of-death certification for cases where confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection resulted in death.


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Date Added: 04/15/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 9:53AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides guidance for memory care units during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Date Added: 05/25/2020
Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 3:21PM

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's webpage highlights basic principles of contact tracing to stop COVID-19 transmission; detailed guidance for health departments and potential contact tracers is forthcoming.


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Date Added: 04/24/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 24 2020 4:22PM

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) compiled the best practices and lessons learned that communities have already faced fighting COVID-19


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Date Added: 04/03/2020
Date Last Modified: May 6 2020 8:52AM

Here are the latest CDC updates for face coverings, care plans, persons with disabilities, managing anxiety and stress, and more.


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Date Added: 04/01/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 27 2020 12:34PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information regarding the effects of COVID-19 on the health of racial and ethnic minority groups.


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Date Added: 04/24/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 24 2020 4:19PM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are issuing new recommendations to state and local governments and long-term care facilities (also known as nursing homes) to help mitigate the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).


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Date Added: 04/03/2020
Date Last Modified: May 6 2020 8:55AM

Here are some everyday steps, steps when someone is sick, and considerations for employers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 11 2020 11:27AM

Visit this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage for a weekly surveillance summary of U.S. COVID-19 activity.


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Date Added: 04/28/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 11:43PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed updated priorities for testing patients who are suspected to be infected with COVID-19.


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Date Added: 05/04/2020
Date Last Modified: May 4 2020 11:33PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a framework for delivering non-COVID-19 health care during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Date Added: 05/25/2020
Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 3:15PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers guidance for health care facilities.


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Date Added: 05/05/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:54PM

Here are the latest COVID-19 frequently asked questions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 11 2020 2:04PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides guidance on the criticality of recognizing what stress looks like, steps to build resilience, manage job stress and know where to go if help is needed.


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Date Added: 05/12/2020
Date Last Modified: May 12 2020 5:29PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides guidance for health care personnel and first responders to recognize what stress looks like, steps to build resilience and cope with stress, and know where to go if you need help.


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Date Added: 05/12/2020
Date Last Modified: May 12 2020 5:24PM

This is a 45-second video demonstration from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 8:26AM

This interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pertains to critical infrastructure workers.


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Date Added: 04/09/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:14AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed this Infection Control Assessment and Response tool that offers many uses. The content can also be used by assisted living facilities and health departments.


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Date Added: 05/25/2020
Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 3:18PM

Update: This interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was updated to align with revisions to the public health recommendations for community-related exposure to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/21/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 22 2020 10:49PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated guidance to include key strategies to prepare for COVID-19 in long-term care facilities.


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Date Added: 04/21/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 22 2020 10:16PM

Read this report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn how a skilled nursing facility stopped a COVID-19 outbreak.


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Date Added: 05/26/2020
Date Last Modified: May 26 2020 6:44PM

Follow these steps to enroll in the National Healthcare Safety Network to gain access to the COVID-19 Module to report required information.


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Date Added: 05/18/2020
Date Last Modified: May 18 2020 6:09PM

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's long-term care facility COVID-19 Module webpage to answer your questions about enrollment, training opportunities, data collection forms and instructions, staff impact, personal protective equipment and more


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Date Added: 05/27/2020
Date Last Modified: May 27 2020 6:14PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Healthcare Safety Network introduces a new COVID-19 module for long-term care facilities.


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Date Added: 04/29/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 29 2020 11:20PM

Watch this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention long-term care facility COVID-19 module enrollment refresher training video for updated information.


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Date Added: 05/24/2020
Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 3:55PM

Ensemble Health Partners provides the latest coding updates due to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 11 2020 11:11AM

View this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's webpage for recommendations and considerations for performing facility-wide testing.


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Date Added: 05/27/2020
Date Last Modified: May 27 2020 6:10PM

The CDC's Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator is a spreadsheet-based model that helps health care facilities plan and optimize the use of PPE for response to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 03/25/2020
Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 10:17AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides nursing homes and other long-term care settings with steps to assess and improve their preparedness for responding to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 05/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 7 2020 6:41PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released webinars that are intended to be used as a training tool/resource for frontline long-term care staff members.


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Date Added: 05/04/2020
Date Last Modified: May 4 2020 11:29PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides considerations for the public health response to COVID-19 in nursing homes.


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Date Added: 05/05/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:47PM

This updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers decisions about return to work for health care personnel with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/21/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 22 2020 10:34PM

This CDC document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of disposable N95 filtering facepiece respirators (commonly called “N95 respirators”) in health care settings when there is limited supply.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:39PM

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's webpage to learn about strategies to help cope with stress and anxiety during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency.


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Date Added: 04/17/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 17 2020 9:21PM

View this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage to review updates to the symptom-based strategy to discontinue isolation for persons with COVID-19.


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Date Added: 05/04/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:41PM

View this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage for further guidance on the symptoms of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).


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Date Added: 05/14/2020
Date Last Modified: May 14 2020 6:26PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a printable PDF version of these 10 clinical tips.


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Date Added: 05/05/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 7:12PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides considerations for use of test-based strategies for preventing SARS-CoV-2 transmission in nursing homes.


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Date Added: 05/05/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 6:44PM

Keep up with the important work the Task Force is doing in response to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/13/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 1:36PM

Visit this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage for learning opportunities related to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 05/26/2020
Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 3:31PM

This course will provide infection prevention and control (IPC) training for individuals responsible for IPC programs in nursing homes.


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Date Added: 04/15/2020
Date Last Modified: May 18 2020 2:03PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its frequently asked questions for COVID-19. If a long-term care facility has a resident or staff member with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, how and to whom should this be communicated?


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Date Added: 05/05/2020
Date Last Modified: May 7 2020 6:42PM

This guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been updated to include the recommendation that all U.S. health care facilities put policies into place requiring everyone entering the facility to practice source control, regardless of symptoms.


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Date Added: 04/21/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 2:08PM

The Personal Protective Equipment Burn Rate Calculator is now available as an app.


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Date Added: 05/04/2020
Date Last Modified: May 4 2020 11:39PM

Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how to wear a cloth face covering


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:25PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) answers frequently asked questions about how to wear a cloth face covering.


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Date Added: 04/15/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 9:27AM

Follow these steps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Date Added: 03/30/2020
Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 8:32AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides general strategies for use in managing workplace fatigue and to work safely.


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Date Added: 05/26/2020
Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 3:26PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides recommendations for when you can begin to be with other people after you likely had or had been ill with COVID-19.


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Date Added: 05/26/2020
Date Last Modified: May 26 2020 6:46PM