This guidance outlines specific steps facilities should take to help prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19 in their facility. Updated 11-24-20
Each Community Care Facility’s (CCF) staff person must have training in fundamental infection prevention and control principles. Ongoing education is necessary to remain aware of new information, trends, best practices, and to refresh existing knowledge. This resource includes a list of recommended trainings or resources in several key areas of infection prevention.
Project Firstline is the CDC’s new infection control training collaborative designed to help every frontline healthcare worker gain knowledge and confidence about infection control. Learn more about Project Firstline and upcoming trainings.
New State Health Officer Orders require vaccinations or regular (weekly or biweekly COVID-19 testing) for unvaccinated employees in various settings, including health care settings and schools. These require employers and facilities to test and monitor their workforce members. There are a few options available to employers seeking COVID-19 testing to meet these new requirements, summarized here: