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CDC and CMS Present Stories from the Field: Immunization Strategies for Long-Term Care
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) presented a national webinar featuring the TMF QIN-QIO's work with Birchwood of Beeville, Texas, nursing home on Jan. 31, 2024. Hear directly from nursing home teams that developed successful strategies to overcome COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and fatigue, schedule onsite vaccination clinics and address staff turnover.
Video    Date Added: 02/21/2024    Date Last Modified: Feb 21 2024 10:08AM  
CDC Recommends Updated COVID-19 Vaccine for Fall/Winter Virus Season
CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter.
Web link    Date Added: 10/05/2023    Date Last Modified: Oct 5 2023 2:00PM  
COVID-19 Materials for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Care Providers
COVID-19 is challenging to explain, live through and communicate about. The materials on this webpage were created to help make communicating about COVID-19 a little easier. Choose from videos, posters, social stories and interactive activities to best meet your communication needs.
Web link    Date Added: 02/20/2023    Date Last Modified: Feb 20 2023 7:23AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours - December 2022
Register now for TMF's Nursing Home Office Hours on Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. CT. December topics include preparing for the winter wave and learning how two nursing facilities tackled challenges.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 11/16/2022    Date Last Modified: Nov 16 2022 1:34PM  
Nursing Home Office Hours — November 2022
Register now for TMF's Nursing Home Office Hours and webinars on Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. CT. November topics include COVID-19 while caring for residents with diabetes or cognitive impairments, as well as sepsis prevention and more.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 10/18/2022    Date Last Modified: Oct 18 2022 4:00PM  
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About COVID-19 Vaccinations
Visit this CDC website for commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccinations.
Web link    Date Added: 09/28/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 28 2022 6:09PM  
Healthy Aging in a Pandemic World: What Older Adults and Caregivers Need to Know Now
Since the pandemic began, older adults have seen many changes in their lives, health and relationships. This resource identifies how to recognize changes and provides information on the Eldercare Locator that helps older adults, caregivers and families find local services that help address those changes.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/16/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 16 2022 9:51AM  
A Guide to Navigating the Disability Process
This guide helps you understand the disability process and outlines the steps for building and submitting a solid application.
Web link    Date Added: 09/16/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 16 2022 9:54AM  
Free Education Modules: Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic
John Hopkins University offers a new, free e-learning course to help people understand the COVID-19 pandemic. The course is set up as a series of short modules to explore the pandemic and specifics about the virus, including discussion of the virus that causes COVID-19 and the pandemic’s broader implications for society.
Web link    Date Added: 09/24/2020    Date Last Modified: Feb 8 2022 12:05PM  
Medical and Public Health Considerations of COVID-19
The American College of Medical Toxicology provides a collaborative web series on emerging COVID-19 topics featuring voices from the front lines.
Web link    Date Added: 04/15/2020    Date Last Modified: Jul 2 2021 10:11AM