Who this is for: Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF), and any Congregate Residential/Congregate Care facility involved in the discharging, transferring, and accepting of patients with and without COVID-19.
What this is for: To allow hospitals to discharge medically stable patients while preventing the introduction of SARS-CoV-2 in receiving institutions and to enable interfacility transfers between SNF and other Congregate Residential/Care facilities.
What is provided: Discharge/transfer criteria for a variety of patient scenarios and receiving facility settings based on CDC and CDPH guidance and LAC DPH recent COVID-19 experience.
Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) include nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities. All SNFs are required to be able to maintain Transmission-Based Precautions.
Congregate Residential/Care Facilities include congregate care facilities (CCFs) and a variety of other congregate residential facilities.
Included in this setting are the following mental health/psychiatric facilities: Crisis Residential Treatment Programs, Behavioral / Mental Health Urgent Care Centers, Enriched Residential Services (board and care w/ additional services) and Enriched Residential Care (board and care w/ FSP), and Short Term Residential Treatment Programs.
CCFs are congregate residential settings that provide some level of care to residents but are not skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). These facilities include residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs) and adult residential care facilities (ARFs), among other residential facilities licensed under the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD), as well as substance use treatment centers, behavioral and mental health treatment facilities, and licensed or unlicensed group homes.
Fully Vaccinated Definition
A person is considered fully vaccinated ≥ 2 weeks following the receipt of: