COVID-19 Resources and Response

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News and Guidance

FW: Action Requested (Survey Within): Update on COVID-19 Boosters

FW: Summary of CDC September Updated Guidance

ALERT: Administration Releases $25.5 Billion in Provider Relief Funds

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update — August 27, 2021

FW: NC DPH COVID HCP Reminders

Argentum Files Comments in Response to OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

FW: Vaccination Urged as COVID Hospitalizations Reach All-Time Highs + Pace of Vaccinations Accelerating as Delta Variant Spreads — August 16, 2021

Call to Action: Argentum Launches Five-Week Campaign to “Release the PRF”

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update — August 6, 2021

Requirement for Providers: OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

FW: Now Open: Provider Relief Fund Reporting Portal

FW: N95 Risk Assessment Tool

FW: DHHS COVID Medical Staffing Support Message

FW: US Department of Labor’s OSHA issues emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers from Coronavirus

Provider Relief Announcement Expected Next Week, New PRF Reporting Requirements, OSHA Guidance

FW: NC DHHS DPH LTC Update - 6/3/2021

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 LTC Update - 05/24/2021

FW: FAQs—NC DHHS LTC May 6th Webinar “Vaccine & Visitation”

FW: NC DHHS Invitation for LTC Webinar on May 20 @ 10:00–11:00 AM

FW: Important Update: 12+ Vaccine Rollout

FW: CDC Project Firstline

FW: Guidance for Visitation, Quarantine & Communal Activities in Post-Acute Care Facilities in Response to COVID-19 Vaccination (Issued 5-5-21)

FW: Accessing NC DHHS LTC May 6th LTC Vaccine and Visitation Webinar Recording

FW: Follow-Up & Slides from May 6 NC DHHS Webinar (DPH & DHSR)

FW: COVID-19 Stakeholder Update - April 30, 2021

FW: Expiration Date Extended on BinaxNOW Tests

FW: COVID-19 Stakeholder Update - April 19, 2021

FW: NC DHHS Division of Public Health LTC Weekly Update Email – 04/08/2021

FW: Update on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

FW: All Adults in NC Now Eligible for COVID Vaccine + NC's Vaccine Equity Work Recognized as National Model

Update on Congressional Sign-on Letters and Provider Relief Fund

How To Conduct PCR Tests and Retrieve Test Results

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update - March 29, 2021

Urgent Action Requested: Please Contact US Senators and Ask Them To Sign-On to Letter Requesting Critical Financial Relief for Assisted Living

FW: NC DHHS Division of Public Health – LTC Weekly Update Email – 03/25/2021

FW: DHSR ACLS Provider Memo—Visitation & Residents’ Rights

FW: Easing COVID-19 Restrictions, School Guidance Update – March 2021

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update - March 22, 2021

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Weekly Email Update for LTC Providers - 3/17/2021

FW: NC DHHS Visitation Guidance - March 17, 2021

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update - March 12, 2021

RE: Provider Relief Fund Payment Status Assistance

FW: Revised Federal Visitation Guidance

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update – March 5, 2021

COVID-19 Cases Declining Rapidly in North Carolina Long-Term Care Settings

FW: NC DHHS LTC COVID-19 Weekly Update Email - 03/03/2021

Argentum Advocacy Progress in the American Rescue Plan

Training on TNG Dx COVID-19 Testing Procedures Available

FW: COVID-19 Updates—02/19/2021

FW: NC DHHS LTC Weekly Update Email—02/16/2021

FW: Updated CDC Guidance – 02/15/2021

ACTION: COVID-19 Relief Reconciliation Package - Grasstops Outreach

FW: NC DHHS Launches New COVID Vaccine Tools + NC DHHS Launches COVID Fireside Chat Series (February 5, 2021)

FW: COVID-19 Stakeholder Updates - January 27, 2021

TB Tests and mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

FW: Latest COVID-19 County Alert System + COVID Vaccine Information—Jan 22, 2021

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 LTC Weekly Update Email – 01/20/2021

FW: COVID-19 Vaccination Update

FW: NC DHHS DHSR ACLS Regulatory Guidance Related to COVID-19 Vaccines & Residents

FW: NC DHHS LTC Weekly COVID-19 Update Email – 01/11/2021

UPDATE: NCALA's Federal Coronavirus Grant Funds

FW: Governor Extends Modified Stay at Home Order + NCDHHS Issues Secretarial Directive Amid Rising COVID-19 Metrics

FW: ACLS Temporary Raleigh Office Procedures During COVID-19

FW: Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) Notice to Providers

NCALA Receives General Assembly of North Carolina Technology Grant; Teams with K4Connect to Outfit All Assisted Living Communities in the State with Multimodal Technology

FW: NC DHHS Weekly Update for LTC Providers—Dec 31, 2020

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update—December 30, 2020

FW: Temporary Infection Prevention & Control Rules for ACHs & FCHs—Effective 12/30/2020

Update on Provider Relief Fund Payments

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A

FW: IMPORTANT NCDHHS COVID-19 Response Updates—Vaccine and Other Information

Slides from CDC COCA Call RE: Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

Arrival of COVID-19 Vaccines in Senior Living Communities

COVID Regional Report—12/17/2020

FW: NC DHHS LTC Webinar TOMORROW—December 17, 2020

Why You Should Take the New COVID-19 Vaccine

FW: NCDHHS COVID-19 Update – December 16, 2020

FW: COVID-19 Updates—December 9, 2020

FW: COVID-19 Update for NC LTCFs

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update -- December 2, 2020

Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution Plans

NC Regional Prevention Support Teams

COVID-19 Rapid (Antigen) Testing and CLIA Waivers

NC DHHS Holiday Visitation Guidance for Residential 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

September 14 2021 12:25 pm—FW: Action Requested (Survey Within): Update on COVID-19 Boosters

September 14 2021 8:15 am—FW: Summary of CDC September Updated Guidance

September 10 2021 3:25 pm—ALERT: Administration Releases $25.5 Billion in Provider Relief Funds

August 27 2021 3:15 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update — August 27, 2021

August 23 2021 1:35 pm—FW: NC DPH COVID HCP Reminders

August 20 2021 3:35 pm—Argentum Files Comments in Response to OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

August 16 2021 8:35 am—FW: Vaccination Urged as COVID Hospitalizations Reach All-Time Highs + Pace of Vaccinations Accelerating as Delta Variant Spreads — August 16, 2021

August 11 2021 1:15 pm—Call to Action: Argentum Launches Five-Week Campaign to “Release the PRF”

August 9 2021 2:35 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update — August 6, 2021

July 16 2021 1:45 pm— Requirement for Providers: OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

July 2 2021 9:25 am—FW: Now Open: Provider Relief Fund Reporting Portal

June 24 2021 11:45 am—FW: N95 Risk Assessment Tool

June 17 2021 8:35 am—FW: DHHS COVID Medical Staffing Support Message

June 14 2021 2:15 pm—FW: US Department of Labor’s OSHA issues emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers from Coronavirus

June 14 2021 12:35 pm—Provider Relief Announcement Expected Next Week, New PRF Reporting Requirements, OSHA Guidance

June 4 2021 9:25 am—FW: NC DHHS DPH LTC Update - 6/3/2021

May 25 2021 9:35 am—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 LTC Update - 05/24/2021

May 24 2021 10:35 am—FW: FAQs—NC DHHS LTC May 6th Webinar “Vaccine & Visitation”

May 17 2021 10:45 am—FW: NC DHHS Invitation for LTC Webinar on May 20 @ 10:00–11:00 AM

May 13 2021 1:25 pm—FW: Important Update: 12+ Vaccine Rollout

May 12 2021 1:25 pm—FW: CDC Project Firstline

May 11 2021 9:15 am—FW: Guidance for Visitation, Quarantine & Communal Activities in Post-Acute Care Facilities in Response to COVID-19 Vaccination (Issued 5-5-21)

May 10 2021 9:25 am—FW: Half of NC Adults Have at Least One Dose of COVID Vaccine + Bringing Back Summer Campaign Kicks Off Monday

May 10 2021 8:15 am—FW: Accessing NC DHHS LTC May 6th LTC Vaccine and Visitation Webinar Recording

May 7 2021 10:15 am—FW: Follow-Up & Slides from May 6 NC DHHS Webinar (DPH & DHSR)

Apr 30 2021 1:35 pm—FW: COVID-19 Stakeholder Update - April 30, 2021

Apr 19 2021 3:15 pm—FW: Expiration Date Extended on BinaxNOW Tests

Apr 19 2021 2:15 pm—FW: COVID-19 Stakeholder Update - April 19, 2021

Apr 15 2021 10:15 am—FW: NC DHHS Division of Public Health LTC Weekly Update Email – 04/08/2021

Apr 14 2021 9:55 am—FW: Update on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Apr 9 2021 1:25 pm—FW: Coronavirus Briefing: Controlling the crowds, navigating the landscape, smoothing the way

Apr 9 2021 9:25 am—FW: All Adults in NC Now Eligible for COVID Vaccine + NC's Vaccine Equity Work Recognized as National Model

Apr 5 2021 9:05 am—Update on Congressional Sign-on Letters and Provider Relief Fund

Apr 1 2021 8:05 am—How To Conduct PCR Tests and Retrieve Test Results

Mar 26 2021 2:05 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update - March 29, 2021

Mar 26 2021 10:45 am—Urgent Action Requested: Please Contact US Senators and Ask Them To Sign-On to Letter Requesting Critical Financial Relief for Assisted Living

Mar 26 2021 8:55 am—FW: NC DHHS Division of Public Health – LTC Weekly Update Email – 03/25/2021

Mar 25 2021 7:25 am—FW: DHSR ACLS Provider Memo—Visitation & Residents’ Rights

Mar 23 2021 4:25 pm—FW: Easing COVID-19 Restrictions, School Guidance Update – March 2021

Mar 23 2021 9:35 am—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update - March 22, 2021

Mar 17 2021 3:35 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Weekly Email Update for LTC Providers - 3/17/2021

Mar 17 2021 2:25 pm—FW: NC DHHS Visitation Guidance - March 17, 2021

Mar 12 2021 1:55 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update - March 12, 2021

Mar 12 2021 12:05 pm—RE: Provider Relief Fund Payment Status Assistance

Mar 12 2021 11:15 am—FW: Revised Federal Visitation Guidance

Mar 6 2021 11:15 am—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update – March 5, 2021

Mar 4 2021 1:35 pm—COVID-19 Cases Declining Rapidly in North Carolina Long-Term Care Settings

Mar 4 2021 11:35 am—FW: NC DHHS LTC COVID-19 Weekly Update Email - 03/03/2021

Mar 3 2021 3:35 pm—Argentum Advocacy Progress in the American Rescue Plan

Feb 24 2021 10:55 am—Training on TNG Dx COVID-19 Testing Procedures Available

Feb 19 2021 12:35 pm—FW: COVID-19 Updates—02/19/2021

Feb 17 2021 11:05 am—FW: NC DHHS LTC Weekly Update Email—02/16/2021

Feb 15, 2021 7:47 am—FW: Updated CDC Guidance – 02/15/2021

Feb 11, 2021 12:35 pm—ACTION: COVID-19 Relief Reconciliation Package - Grasstops Outreach

Feb 5, 2021 5:19 pm—FW: NC DHHS Launches New COVID Vaccine Tools + NC DHHS Launches COVID Fireside Chat Series

Jan 28, 2021 11:15 am—FW: SPICE — Free One-hour Webinars for LTC in February

Jan 27, 2021 11:15 am—FW: COVID-19 Stakeholder Updates - January 27, 2021

Jan 25, 2021 3:01 pm—TB Tests and mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

Jan 22, 2021 3:18 pm—FW: Latest COVID-19 County Alert System + COVID Vaccine Information—Jan 22, 2021

Jan 20, 2021 3:35 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 LTC Weekly Update Email – 01/20/2021

Jan 20, 2021 7:25 am—FW: COVID-19 LTC Vaccination Webinar, Jan 21 @ 10:00 AM

Jan 14, 2021 3:45 pm—FW: COVID-19 Vaccination Update

Jan 12, 2021 11:35 am—FW: NC DHHS DHSR ACLS Regulatory Guidance Related to COVID-19 Vaccines & Residents

Jan 12, 2021 11:15 am—FW: NC DHHS LTC Weekly COVID-19 Update Email – 01/11/2021

Jan 12, 2021 7:15 am—PLEASE COMPLETE: Infection Control Learning Needs Assessment

Jan 11, 2021 8:48 am—UPDATE: NCALA's Federal Coronavirus Grant Funds

Jan 8, 2021 11:15 am—FW: Governor Extends Modified Stay at Home Order + NCDHHS Issues Secretarial Directive Amid Rising COVID-19 Metrics

Jan 8, 2021 8:22 am—FW: ACLS Temporary Raleigh Office Procedures During COVID-19

Jan 7, 2021 2:16 pm—FW: Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) Notice to Providers

Jan 6, 2021 8:00 am—NCALA Receives General Assembly of North Carolina Technology Grant; Teams with K4Connect to Outfit All Assisted Living Communities in the State with Multimodal Technology

Dec 31, 2020 3:15 pm—FW: NC DHHS Weekly Update for LTC Providers—Dec 31, 2020

Dec 31, 2020 2:55 pm—FW: NCDHHS COVID-19 Update—December 30, 2020

Dec 31, 2020 2:28 pm—FW: Temporary Infection Prevention & Control Rules for ACHs & FCHs—Effective 12/30/2020

Dec 23, 2020 2:15 pm—Update on Provider Relief Fund Payments

Dec 23, 2020 11:35 am—COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A

Dec 22, 2020 11:05 am—FW: IMPORTANT NCDHHS COVID-19 Response Updates—Vaccine and Other Information

Dec 21, 2020 10:45 am—Slides from CDC COCA Call RE: Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

Dec 21, 2020 10:25 am—Arrival of COVID-19 Vaccines in Senior Living Communities

Dec 18, 2020 10:54 am—COVID Regional Report—12/17/2020

Dec 17, 2020 2:45 pm—FW: Vaccine Distribution Office Hours for Provider - Dec. 22

Dec 16, 2020 3:50 pm—FW: NC DHHS LTC Webinar TOMORROW—December 17, 2020

Dec 16, 2020 3:35 pm—Why You Should Take the New COVID-19 Vaccine

Dec 16, 2020 3:05 pm—FW: NCDHHS COVID-19 Update – December 16, 2020

Dec 14, 2020 12:35 pm—FW: COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar: What North Caroline Practices Need to Know

Dec 9, 2020 11:25 am—FW: Invitation to NC DHHS LTC Vaccination & IP Best Practices Webinar: Thursday, December 10 @ 12:30–2:00 PM

Dec 9, 2020 10:55 am—FW: COVID-19 Updates—December 9, 2020

Dec 3, 2020 4:35 pm—FW: COVID-19 Update for NC LTCFs

Dec 2, 2020 2:45 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update -- December 2, 2020

Dec 2, 2020 12:35 pm—Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution Plans

Dec 2, 2020 11:47 am—NC Regional Prevention Support Teams

Dec 2, 2020 10:41 am—COVID-19 Rapid (Antigen) Testing and CLIA Waivers

Nov 25, 2020 7:19 am—FW: NEW! Infection Prevention and Control Guidance and Webinar

Nov 20, 2020 7:05 am—NC DHHS Holiday Visitation Guidance for Residential Settings

Nov 18, 2020 10:45 am—Message Sent on behalf of NC Division of Public Health – Reminder of Requirement to Report All Antigen Test Results

Nov 18, 2020 10:25 am—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update

Nov 11, 2020 8:25 am—Gov Cooper Releases Executive Order 176

Nov 6, 2020 12:05 pm—FW: Deadline Today: Opt-In to HHS Vaccine Program

Nov 5, 2020 2:07 pm—FW: URGENT: Join HHS’ Nick Uehlecke Today at 4:30pm ET to Discuss CARES Act Provider Relief Funding

Oct 30, 2020 11:15 am—FW: Message on COVID Community Transmission

Oct 30, 2020 7:07 am—Project Firstline

Oct 29, 2020 9:13 am—CMS Announces Plan to Cover COVID-19 Vaccine Costs

Oct 28, 2020 12:35 pm—HHS Pharmacy Partnership Program Sign-Up Extended to November 6

Oct 27, 2020 10:45 am—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 LTC Update

Oct 27, 2020 9:43 am—BINAXNow Training this Thursday

Oct 26, 2020 6:21 pm—HB 1043 PPE Shipments Begin

Oct 24, 2020 11:35 am—FW: Reminder and New Information on HHS’ Pharmacy Partnership

Oct 24, 2020 9:28 am—FW: DHHS Updated Guidance for Visitation in Long Term Care Settings

Oct 23, 2020 11:55 am—FW: Important: ACH & FCH Emergency Rules Effective October 23, 2020

Oct 23, 2020 11:35 am—FW: SPECIAL BULLETIN COVID-19 #139: COVID-19 Temporary Provider Rate Increases and Clinical Policy Changes Extended

Oct 23, 2020 10:38 am—FW: HHS Updates Provider Relief Fund Reporting Requirements

Oct 22, 2020 10:35 am—Executive Order No. 170, Extension of Phase 3 Order

Oct 21, 2020 10:05 am—FW: NC Medicaid Extends Medicaid Rate Increases to Providers

Oct 20, 2020 11:54 am—HHS Provider Relief Fund Update—Phase 3 Funding

Oct 19, 2020 2:15 pm—COVID-19 Vaccine News

Oct 8, 2020 1:05 pm—Resumption of Baseline TB Testing

Oct 7, 2020 9:58 am—FW: NC DHHS Important Notice: LTCF Reporting of Antigen Test Results

Oct 5, 2020 2:28 pm—Guidance on Visitation, Communal Dining and Indoor Activities for Larger Residential Settings

Oct 5, 2020 12:39 pm—RE: HHS Announces Next Phase of Provider Relief Funding

Oct 1, 2020 2:51 pm—HHS Announces Next Phase of Provider Relief Funding

Sep 29, 2020 12:25 pm—FW: Overview of NC’s Testing Approach

Sep 29, 2020 11:32 am—FW: SECRETARIAL ORDER No. 6 - Visitation for Long-term Care Facilities

Sep 26, 2020 8:25 am—FW: COVID-19 Update - Sept 25, 2020

Sep 25, 2020 7:51 am—Special Announcement in Special Medicaid Bulletin #135 of Enhanced Rate Potential Recoupments

Sep 24, 2020 10:05 am—FW: Executive Order 165, and Secretarial Orders 4 and 5

Sep 24, 2020 9:25 am—FW: Commission for Public Health Emergency Rules - Communicable Disease Control

Sep 22, 2020 4:45 pm—FW: Special Bulletins Update - September 22, 2020

Sep 22, 2020 4:35 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update: New Exposure Notification App

Sep 21, 2020 1:45 pm—Further Info on Abbot Labs BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Tests

Sep 19, 2020 6:15 am—FW: Stakeholder Updates—September 18, 2020

Sep 17, 2020 2:09 pm–BinaxNOW Assisted Living Webinar (Fri. Sept. 18, 12pm ET)

Sep 11, 2020 1:56 pm—Medicaid/CHIP Providers and the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund

Sep 8, 2020 3:05 pm—NCALA Legislative Update 20-02 (HB 1105 – Coronavirus Relief Funds)

Sep 4, 2020 9:00 am—NC DHHS: Help NC Get Behind the Mask

Sep 2, 2020 2:39 pm—FW: Stakeholder Updates - September 2, 2020

Sep 2, 2020 12:44 pm—TIME SENSITIVE: Provider Relief Fund Application for Assisted Living

Aug 28, 2020 11:08 am—FW: Medicaid Special Bulletin Update - PROVIDER RELIEF FUNDS

Aug 26, 2020 1:37 pm—RE: House Bill 1043 and PPE Distributions

Aug 24, 2020 12:59 pm—FW: NC Medicaid Stakeholder Update—August 24, 2020

Aug 18, 2020 7:01 am—FW: NC Medicaid Will Cover COVID-19 Testing Costs for the Uninsured

Aug 17, 2020 4:35 pm—FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update

Aug 14, 2020 2:15 pm—New Grant Program Accepting Applications to Help Businesses and Nonprofits Hurt by COVID-19

Aug 12, 2020 11:15 am—FW: Medicaid Stakeholder Updates - August 12, 2020

Aug 6, 2020 12:11 pm—FW: Request for Applications—African American Community Engagement

Aug 5, 2020 7:27 pm—NC Medicaid Extends COVID-19-related Temporary Clinical Coverage Policy Provisions

Aug 5, 2020 3:53 pm—FW: Special Bulletin Update

Aug 5, 2020 1:16 pm—FW: DHHS Guidance on Antigen Testing

Aug 4, 2020 3:09 pm—House Bill 1043 and PPE Distributions

Jul 31, 2020 4:49 pm—FW: ACH Hurricane Preparedness & COVID-19

Jul 29, 2020 2:15 pm—FW: Stakeholder Updates from NC Medicaid -- July 29, 2020

Jul 27, 2020 1:35 pm—FW: New Resource Request Process - PPE

Jul 27, 2020 11:15 am—Eligibility and Application for Medicaid Distributions from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund

Jul 24, 2020 3:30 pm—FW: Stakeholder Update, July 24, 2020

Jul 24, 2020 1:55 pm—FW: Your Update from NCTracks—July 24, 2020

Jul 23, 2020 7:03 am—FW: COVID-19 Update for Long Term Care Settings

Jul 20, 2020 10:05 am—FW: New Federal Deadline for Medicaid Providers—Special Bulletin COVID-19 #113

Jul 17, 2020 2:45 pm—IMPORTANT: Updated Guidance on Visitation, Communal Dining, and Indoor Activities

Jul 17, 2020 2:35 pm—COVID-19 Response Items from NC DHHS

Jul 17, 2020 1:40 pm—NC Medicaid COVID-19 Bulletins #111 and #112 Available

Jul 17, 2020 6:51 am—List of COVID-19 Private Laboratories Released by NC DHHS

Jul 15, 2020 4:00 pm—NC Goes with Plan B for Schools; Will Remain in Phase 2 for Three More Weeks

Jul 10, 2020 11:16 am—FW: NCDHHS COVID-19 Updates - July 9, 2020

Jul 9, 2020 8:48 am—FW: Announcement—Special Bulletin COVID-19 #107

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