COVID-19

Thank you for your dedication during this crisis.
This page will be updated with information, please check back daily.
The government websites are also updated daily.

 

New Updates

Updated Guidance for PCH and ALR 11-25-2020

DOH FAQ COVID-19 Clinical Laboratories 11-22-2020

Procedures for Self Inspection to Increase Capacity 11-16-2020

Updated Order for Universal Face Coverings 11-17-2020

Order Travel Mitigation 11-17-2020

Updated Hospital Guidance 11-16-2020

Updated PPE Order FAQ 11-16-2020

Reopening Guidance

Guidance on COVID19 for PCH/ALR 10-26-2020

Guidance on COVID19 PCH/ALR FAQ 10-26-2020

COVID Education Toolkit, Posters 10-7-2020

Order for PPE 8-17-2020

Reopening Guidance FAQ 8-5-2020

UPDATED Reopening Guidance 7-29-2020

Sample Implementation Plan PCH/ALR 7-29-2020

RRHCP

RRHCP Call Center Information 7-24-2020

RRHCP Webinar PowerPoint 7-24-2020

RRHCP Webinar Recording 7-24-2020

RRHCP Announcement 7-21-2020

Tomorrow’s Healthcare Resource for PCH/ALR

Universal Testing

Universal Testing FAQ 7-29-2020

Universal Testing Order for PCH/ALR 6-26-2020

Requirements for Universal Testing 6-26-2020

FAQ on Universal Testing 6-26-2020

Cares Act Funding – Act 24

CARES ACT Cost Reporting Form 10-27-2020

CARES Act Funding FAQ 7-22-2020

CARES Act Funding Disbursement for PCH/ALR $45million 6-25-2020

CARES Act Funding Disbursement for PCH SSI Residents $5million 6-25-2020

CARES Act Facility Acceptance Form 6-23-2020

Information on Cares Act Distribution 6-22-2020

BHSL Updates

PCH/ALR Administrator 24 online CEU 6-11-2020

SansWrite POC Quick Reference Guide 6-2-2020

DHS Inspections to begin 5-28-2020

COVID19 Facility Reporting Requirements for PCH/ALR 5-26-2020

Secretary Levine Order Reporting Requirements for PCH/ALR 5-22-2020

Expedited Direct Care Staff Training for PCH and ALR 5-15-2020

Clarification on Visitation Restrictions for PCH/ALR 5-5-2020

Diabetes Insulin Training during COVID19

DHS licensed Congregate Care PPE Needs Process

Critical PPE Needs Assessment Questionnaire

COVID19 PPE Fact Sheet

Guidance for PCH/ALR regulation waivers and grace periods

Letter from Deputy Secretary Kevin Hancock

COVID-19 Guidance for PCH/ALR

Temporary Medication Training Alternative

Medication Trainers Face to Face Online Webinars

Universal Masking of Health Care Workers and Staff in Congregate Care Settings

New and Existing Certification of Compliance Application Process

Department of Health LTCF Data

CPR/First Aid certification extensions because of COVID-19.
The OLTL has recommended contacting your trainer for extensions for CPR/First certification expiration.
American Heart Association Extension Information
Red Cross Extension Information

Covid Vaccine
PA COVID19 Vaccination Executive Summary 10-27-2020
FAQ – COVID Vaccine Pharmacy Partnership Program
COVID Vaccine Pharmacy Program Overview 10-16-2020

Department of Human Services 

DHS Coronavirus Website

Coronavirus Provider Resources

Press Releases

 Abbreviated LTCF Preparedness Assessment

Active Screening

CDC LTCF Messaging

COVID-19 Symptomatic Line List template

EPA List 

Family Letter Confirmed Case

Healthcare facility COVID-19 Exposure Tracking

Department of Health

DOH Coronavirus Website

Mandatory Mask Order by Sec. Levine 7-1-2020

PA Emergency Preparedness Guide

Governor Wolf Website

Current and Past Press Conferences
by DOH and Governor Wolf
PAcast

Argentum
New – Guidance for Infection Prevention and Control 11-17-2020
Argentum Essential Caregiver Toolkit 10-1-2020
Coronavirus Information
Smart Testing White Paper
Argentum Guidance for Managing COVID-19 Restrictions

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Holiday Celebrations 11-12-2020
CDC Website
Guidance for Retirement Communities
Considerations When Preparing for COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities

Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services
CMS Coronavirus
CMS COVID-19 Toolkit
CMS Podcasts Stakeholder Calls
CMS Nursing Home Reopening 5-18-2020
CMS Nursing Home Reopening FAQ 5-18-2020



DOH/DHS Information
Operational Guidelines for LTSS Providers
LTC Visitation Guidelines
COVID-19 at Risk Individuals Fact Sheet
PA COVID-19 Guide

Expanded Telehealth for Medicare Beneficiaries during COVID-19
Fact SheetFAQ on Telehealth

Department of Labor and Industry
COVID-19 Guidance & Resources


Department of Banking and Securities Provides
Recommendations 
for Pennsylvanians financially impacted by Coronavirus

Department of Aging
COVID-19 Information is available  HERE 
PACE/PACENET Extensions

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
SBA.gov COVID-19 website

Department of State

Waived and Suspended Licensing Regulations

Department of Community and Economic Development 
COVID-19 Resources for Businesses, Communities, and Local Governments

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