Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Long Term Care

Latest Updates

LTC Antigen Testing Guidance 1.7.21

PPE Donning and Doffing Checklist 11.19.20

Discharge to LTC 11.16.20

IDPH LTC Staffing Guidance 11.3.20

Memory Care Unit Mitigation Measures Checklist 10.30.20

Checklist for LTC Facilities Experiencing COVID-19 Outbreaks 10.29.20

Long Term Care Visitation Guidance 10.1.20

CMS Testing Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities 9.16.20



Guidance for Senior Centers and Adult Day Programs 6.11.20

CDC Healthcare Worker Return to Work Guidance (IDPH recommends using the non-test strategy discussed in this document)

CDC's What to do if You Are Sick (IDPH recommends the non-test based strategy discussed in this document)

SHL Testing Guidance

Infection Control SurveyGuidelines  

PPE Recomendations  

Letter template for LTC resident diagnosed with COVID-19

Letter template for LTC staff diagnosed with COVID-19

CDC Guidelines for Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators

Protocols for Iowa Long Term Care Facility Staff Respiratory Illness 3.12.20

Long Term Care Guidance

Retirement Communities and Independent Living

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities 

COVID-19 Checklist: Older Persons

CDC Mini Webinar Series for Long Term Care on YouTube
IDPH Long Term Care Webinars on YouTube

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