COVID-19 Resources and Response

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News and Guidance

Update Regarding Guidance on Outdoor Visitation and Executive Order 147

RE: Special Bulletin COVID-19 #101

NEW Guidance on Outdoor Visitation & Executive Order 147

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Response Update - June 19, 2020

COVID Testing for the Uninsured

Additional CARES Act Provider Relief Funding

HB 1043 and One-Time Payment for Facilities Licensed to Accept Special Assistance (SA) Payments for the Period of March 10, 2020 through July 30, 2020 for Each Recipient

CDC updates COVID-19 reporting, infection control guidance for assisted living communities

FW: New Testing Tools and Supports

Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology - Long Term Care

FW: NC DHHS Stakeholder Update - May 18, 2020

NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities Across the State

Gov Cooper Issues Executive Order No. 139

Adult Care Licensure Section Provides Guidance On Communal Dining and Group Activities in Assisted Living Communities

ProImprint PPE Items - Masks, Gloves, Sanitizer

NC DHHS COVID-19 Update - Phase 1

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)—An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Stakeholder Message from NC DHHS - March 30, 2020

COVID-19 STAKEHOLDER UPDATE, from NC DHHS - 3/24/2020

COVID-19 and NC Medicaid

COVID-19 Update from the Division of Public Health

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Preparedness Checklist for Nursing Homes and other Long-Term Care Settings

Tools and Resources

Argentum Coronavirus Response

Comprehensive toolkit (best practices, resources).

Sample messaging for residents, families, staff, visitors, media.

 

NCALA’s COVID-19 Email Archive

Jul 2, 2020 10:32 am—Update Regarding Guidance on Outdoor Visitation and Executive Order 147

Jul 2, 2020 9:04 am—NC DHHS’s Prevent and Protect Social Media Campaign

Jul 1, 2020 10:11 am—FW: NCDHHS COVID-19 Updates - July 1, 2020

Jun 29, 2020 11:54 am—FW: NCDHHS COVID-19 Updates - June 29, 2020

Jun 25, 2020 2:45 pm—RE: Special Bulletin COVID-19 #101

Jun 25, 2020 10:45 am—COVID-19 Preventive Materials

Jun 25, 2020 9:24 am—NEW Guidance on Outdoor Visitation & Executive Order 147

Jun 21, 2020 12:28 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Response Update

Jun 17, 2020 7:45 am—COVID Testing for the Uninsured

Jun 16, 2020 5:04 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update - June 16, 2020

Jun 12, 2020 11:44 am—Additional CARES Act Provider Relief Funding

Jun 12, 2020 2:40 pm—FW: COVID-19 NC DHHS Updates - June 12, 2020

Jun 10, 2020 8:54 am—HB 1043 and One-Time Payment for Facilities Licensed to Accept Special Assistance (SA) Payments for the Period of March 10, 2020 through July 30, 2020 for Each Recipient

Jun 8, 2020 10:03 am—CDC updates COVID-19 reporting, infection control guidance for assisted living communities

Jun 5, 2020 2:11 pm—Gov Cooper Issues Executive Order No. 143

Jun 4, 2020 3:10 pm—FW: New Testing Tools and Supports

May 28, 2020 7:20 pm—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region P

May 28, 2020 7:15 pm—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Regions M & N

May 28, 2020 7:30 pm—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region L

May 28, 2020 7:10 pm—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region D

May 28, 2020 7:05 pm—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Regions C & E

May 27, 2020 9:27 am—CDC Webinar: 2020 Hurricane Season During COVID-19

May 26, 2020 2:35 pm—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region J

May 26, 2020 9:46 am—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update for May 26, 2020

May 22, 2020 6:30 am—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region B

May 22, 2020 6:25 am—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region R

May 21, 2020 3:40 pm—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region A

May 21, 2020 9:25 am—Gov Cooper Releases Executive Order No. 141, Easing Restrictions on Travel, Business Operations, and Mass Gatherings: Phase 2

May 20, 2020 6:51 am—US Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For Coronavirus

May 19, 2020 7:27 am—UPDATED! NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region F

May 18, 2020 4:35 pm—FW: NC DHHS Stakeholder Update - May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020 1:29 pm—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region G

May 18, 2020 8:18 am—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities in Region F

May 14, 2020 3:27 pm—NC DHHS to Distribute PPE Packs to Long-term Care Facilities Across the State

May 13, 2020 2:45 pm—Gov Cooper Issues Executive Order No. 139

May 12, 2020 6:15 am—Special Bulletin COVID-19 Update from NC Medicaid

May 11, 2020 1:45 pm—NC Medicaid Outbreak Facility Status Reporting Template Technical Assistance Session for Adult Care Homes

May 11, 2020 12:58 pm—NC Medicaid STAKEHOLDER UPDATE - May 11, 2020

May 8, 2020 6:37 pm—FWD: COVID-19 NC Update - May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 4:04 pm—Statement to Members RE: COVID-19 Recovery Act Funds

May 6, 2020 3:05 pm—Adult Care Licensure Section Provides Guidance On Communal Dining and Group Activities in Assisted Living Communities

May 6, 2020 1:15 pm—COVID-19 Status Reporting Template Now Available

May 6, 2020 10:29 am—NC DHHS COVID-19 Update - Phase 1

May 5, 2020 10:07 am—US Department of Labor Publishes 11 New Translations of OSHA Poster To Help Prevent Workplace Coronavirus Exposure

May 4, 2020 4:15 pm—State Lab Guidance On COVID-19 Testing, Specimen Collection Instructions

May 4, 2020 12:06 pm—SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #73: Personal Care Services Telephonic Assessments Update

Apr 29, 2020 7:16 am—RE: NC DHHS to Start Posting Names of Adult Care Homes With Positive COVID-19 Diagnoses Along With Numbers of Infected

Apr 28, 2020 3:15 pm—New COVID-19 Resources

Apr 28, 2020 12:15 pm—Expedited Hardship Advances and Retroactive Targeted Rate Increases for Skilled Nursing Faculties and Adult Care Homes Service COVID-positive Patients

Apr 27, 2020 4:15 pm—RE: NC DHHS Statewide Waivers of Certain Licensing Rules for ACH/FCHs (COVID-19)

Apr 27, 2020 11:05 am—NC DHHS Statewide Waiver of Certain ACH-FCH Licensing Rules 2020-04-24 (COVID-19)

Apr 27, 2020 10:15 am—NC DHHS to Start Posting Names of Adult Care Homes With Positive COVID-19 Diagnoses Among Residents, Staff

Apr 26, 2020 9:25 am—COVID-19-related Information from NC Medicaid

Apr 25, 2020 8:35 am—Announcement: Additional Temporary Med Aide & Administrator Testing Sites

Apr 24, 2020 2:05 pm—NC DHHS COVID-19 Update

Apr 23, 2020 3:05 pm—COVID-19 Update from NC DHHS - April 23, 2020

Apr 21, 2020 4:35 pm—A Message from NC DHHS Regarding COVID-19 Updates

Apr 21, 2020 3:05 pm—Executive Order 134

Apr 21, 2020 2:07 pm—New COVID-19 Toolkit Available (go directly to toolkit)

Apr 18, 2020 10:05 am—Adult Care Homes Access to Hydroxychloroquine Through NC DHHS

Apr 18, 2020 8:50 am—Telehealth Video and Flyer from NC Medicaid and NC DHHS

Apr 17, 2020 2:35 pm—US Department of Labor Considers Employer’s Good Faith Efforts When Enforcing Compliance During Coronavirus Pandemic

Apr 17, 2020 7:30 am—DPH Recommends Deferring TB Testing for Residents and Employees

Apr 7, 2020 1:41 pm—Some PPE Resources For You!

Apr 6, 2020 12:35 pm—Urgent Action Alert: Please Contact Congress To Support Senior Living in HHS Grant Program

Apr 6, 2020 10:23 am—COVID-19 Preparedness Checklist for Nursing Homes and Other Long-Term Care Settings from CDC

Apr 3, 2020 10:52 am—Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, and Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Apr 1, 2020 12:25 pm—The NCALA Advisor, Issue 2020-02, COVID-19 Edition

Mar 30, 2020 10:05 am—Stakeholder Message from NC DHHS - March 30, 2020

Mar 27, 2020 7:05 pm—Gov Cooper Issues Executive Order 121: Stay At Home Order

Mar 27, 2020 4:42 pm—New Guidance from NC DHHS RE: Medical Provider Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 27, 2020 3:22 pm—NC Medicaid Announcement - March 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020 10:16 am—Stay Home, Save Lives

Mar 26, 2020 10:40 am—NC DHHS COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition Web Page - PPE Requests

Mar 25, 2020 11:35 am—ACTIVTY DIRECTORS: COVID-19 Ideas for In-room, Virtual Activities

Mar 24, 2020 3:50 pm—COVID-19 STAKEHOLDER UPDATE, from NC DHHS - 3/24/2020

Mar 24, 2020 3:05 pm—NCALA COVID-19 Update

Mar 24, 2020 12:06 pm—NC Department of Insurance COVID-19 Resources Page for Medicare Beneficiaries

Mar 24, 2020 10:05 am—Medicaid, PCS, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 20, 2020 11:25 am—Child Care Assistance for Essential Workers

Mar 18, 2020 1:05 pm—Facilities Restricting Physicians and Physician Extenders and EMS Screening

Mar 18, 2020 11:25 am—Broadened Access to Medicare Telehealth Services and NCBAM’s “Hope Line”

Mar 16, 2020 12:52 pm—Follow-up RE: Restricting Visitors to the Community and Infection Control Procedures

Mar 13, 2020 4:25 pm—From NC DHHS: Interim Long-Term Care Setting Guidance for Residents with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Their Caregivers

Mar 13, 2020 3:05 pm—House Introduces Emergency Bill Regarding Coronavirus

Mar 11, 2020 7:45 am—US Department of Labor Offers Guidance For Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus

Mar 9, 2020 11:15 am—Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Mar 5, 2020 10:35 am—Important Information—COVID-19

Mar 3, 2020 7:05 am—Coronavirus Preparation and Response