COVID-19 Infection Control Resources

  • Algorithm - Considerations for Interpreting Antigen Test Results from the CDC (Released 9/22/20)
    The CDC has released an algorithm to assist in interpreting antigen test results in nursing homes.
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance v1 (Released 9/12/20)
    Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance - Plan, Prepare and Respond
  • 3 Key Steps to Take While Waiting for Your COVID-19 Test Result from the CDC v1 (Released 8/14/20)
    To help stop the spread of COVID-19, take these 3 key steps NOW while waiting for your test results
  • 3 Key Steps to Take While Waiting for Your COVID-19 Test Result from the CDC - Spanish v1 (Released 8/14/20)
    To help stop the spread of COVID-19, take these 3 key steps NOW while waiting for your test results (Spanish version)
  • Admitting a Resident with COVID-19 v1 (Released 4/10/20)
    If you are accepting the admission of a resident with suspected or positive COVID, consider the tips outlined here.
  • Admitting a Resident with COVID-19 - Spanish v1 (Released 4/15/20)
    If you are accepting the admission of a resident with suspected or positive COVID, consider the tips outlined here. (Spanish version)
  • Admitting Residents from a Hospital Setting v1 (Released 4/16/20)
    Things to consider when admitting residents from a hospital setting during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Admitting Residents from a Hospital Setting - Spanish v1 (Released 4/16/20)
    Things to consider when admitting residents from a hospital setting during the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Spanish version)
  • Aerosol-Generating Procedures During COVID-19 v2 (Revised 7/16/20)
    The COVID-19 virus is transmitted by respiratory droplets, so aerosol-generating procedures can be associated with a high risk of transmission. This is a policy you can use for residents with chronic conditions requiring aerosol-generating procedures
  • Aerosol-Generating Procedures During COVID-19- Spanish v2 (Revised 7/16/20)
    The COVID-19 virus is transmitted by respiratory droplets, so aerosol-generating procedures can be associated with a high risk of transmission. This is a policy you can use for residents with chronic conditions requiring aerosol-generating procedures (Spanish version)
  • Airborne Precautions Sign v1
    Sign displaying CDC-recommended airborne precautions everyone must take.
  • Airborne Precautions Sign Spanish v1
    Sign displaying CDC-recommended airborne precautions everyone must take (Spanish version).
  • Care efficiency Minimizing Interactions v1 (Released 6/25/20)
    The following recommendations are to minimize contact between staff and residents to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Resident procedures and monitoring will be evaluated individually with the physician to avoid any unnecessary contact.
  • Care efficiency Minimizing Interactions - Spanish v1 (Released 6/25/20)
    The following recommendations are to minimize contact between staff and residents to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Resident procedures and monitoring will be evaluated individually with the physician to avoid any unnecessary contact. (Spanish version)
  • CDC Infographic: Contact Tracing v1 (Released 8/14/20)
    Infographic from the CDC: CONTACT TRACING: WHAT TO EXPECT IF YOU MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO SOMEONE WITH COVID-19
  • CDC Infographic: Contact Tracing - Spanish v1 (Released 8/14/20)
    Infographic from the CDC: CONTACT TRACING: WHAT TO EXPECT IF YOU MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO SOMEONE WITH COVID-19 (Spanish version)
  • CDC: Provider Q&A about reimbursement for counseling v1 (Released 8/14/20)
    The CDC provides answers to providers' questions about reimbursement and counseling.
  • Clean Hands Count Pocket Cards v1 (Released 8/14/20)
    Print and laminate these cards for your staff to remind them how to avoid contaminating your hands after you clean them.
  • Considerations for COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing – Symptomatic HCP v1 (Released 9/14/20)
    Considerations for COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing of Symptomatic HCP
  • Considerations for Interpreting Antigen Test Results in Nursing Homes v1 (Released 9/14/20)
    Considerations for Interpreting Synmptomatic and Asymptomatic Antigen Test Results in Nursing Homes.
  • Contact Precautions Sign v1
    Sign displaying CDC-recommended contact precautions everyone must take.
  • Contact Precautions Sign Spanish v1
    Sign displaying CDC-recommended contact precautions everyone must take (Spanish version).
  • Contact Tracing Toolkit v1 (Released 6/9/20)
    Toolkit to assist with contact tracing when there's a positive COVID case.
  • Contact Tracing Toolkit - Spanish v1 (Released 6/9/20)
    Toolkit to assist with contact tracing when there's a positive COVID case. (Spanish version)
  • Considerations for Use of SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes v1 (Released 9/14/20)
    Considerations for Use of SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes