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New COVID-19 Toolkit Available

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has a new toolkit available to assist long-term care settings in responding to COVID-19. The toolkit is designed to support guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and previous resources shared by NC DHHS.

The toolkit includes:

  • What to Expect: Response to COVID-19 Cases in Long-Term Care Settings lists the steps that the facility and LHD will take in response to COVID-19 cases in a LTC setting.
  • LTC Infection Control Assessment Tool describes how to assess infection control practices in the facility.
  • LTC Infection Prevention Staffing Worksheet helps ensure that all critical infection control duties have been assigned and improve accountability for these practices.
  • LTC Infection Prevention Education Resources provides resources to educate staff about the basics of infection prevention, hand hygiene, and personal protective equipment (PPE) use.
  • LTC Optimize PPE Supply—Facemask describes how to conserve a limited supply of facemasks through extended use and limited re-use and provides guidance on cloth facemasks.
  • LTC Optimize PPE Supply—Gown describes how to conserve a limited supply of gowns through extended use and limited re-use.

In addition, the CDC has a helpful webinar describing how long-term care facilities can prepare for COVID-19. More information about COVID-19 in North Carolina is online at www.nc.gov/covid19.

 
 

Sincerely,
North Carolina Assisted Living Association


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