COVID-19 Resources and Response

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News and Guidance

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

Message Sent on behalf of NC Division of Public Health – Reminder of Requirement to Report All Antigen Test Results

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 Update

Gov Cooper Releases Executive Order 176

FW: Message on COVID Community Transmission

CMS Announces Plan to Cover COVID-19 Vaccine Costs

HHS Pharmacy Partnership Program Sign-Up Extended to November 6

FW: NC DHHS COVID-19 LTC Update

HB 1043 PPE Shipments Begin

FW: DHHS Updated Guidance for Visitation in Long Term Care Settings

FW: Reminder and New Information on HHS’ Pharmacy Partnership

FW: Important: ACH & FCH Emergency Rules Effective October 23, 2020

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

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