Coronavirus COVID-19: Congregate Care Facility Information

Selected Guidance


Resource How to Use Updated
Reopening Guidance for SNFs Zip download of Interim Guidance and Implementation Plan for reopening SNFs.
7/6/2020
Universal Testing Documents Zip download of the following documents - Universal testing order, HAN, and FAQs for SNFs and other LTC facilities 7/10/2020
LTC Cohorting Presentation PowerPoint presentation from PA DOH on cohorting in LTCFs 6/24/2020
Congregate Care Resource Request Guidance County-specific guidance for congregate care resource requests 5/12/2020
Guidance for Healthcare Facilities CDC guidance for various types of facilities 4/23/2020
Mask guidance for healthcare workers Guidance for which type of mask to wear in specific situations for specific populations. 5/12/2020
Guidance for Duration of Isolation for COVID-19 This is a summary of recent CDC and PA DOH guidance regarding isolation for those with COVID-19. 7/21/2020
PPE Optimization From the CDC: Strategies to optimize the supply of PPE when faced with a shortage 4/29/2020
Assessment of HCP Exposed at Work Assessment to use with healthcare personnel potentially exposed to COVID19 6/3/2020

For a more comprehensive list of guidances for congregate settings please go to https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Health%20Care.aspx and click on your facility type.

Toolkits

Resource How to Use Updated
Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Toolkit COVID-19 resources for post-acute and long-term care facilities 3/26/2020
Congregate Care Toolkit Guidance to support congregate care sites in the planning for and response to COVID-19 3/26/2020

Resources

General
Resource How to Use Updated

Eye Protection Update CDC PPE guidance for caring for patients without known COVID-19
6/5/2020
PPE Burn Rate Calculator Mobile app to calculate PPE consumption rate or “burn rate”. 5/4/2020
CDC LTC Webinars Short webinar series on COVID-19 prevention messages for long term care staff. 4/15/2020
N95 User Seal Check How to do a user seal check for N95 masks 5/6/2020
COVID Testing FAQs Comprehensive FAQ on COVID-19 testing 7/23/2020
How to Safely Wear a Mask Infographic with clear visual guidance related to wearing masks 4/21/2020
Vetted PPE Suppliers List of vetted PPE suppliers for procurement 4/29/2020
Disease Report Form Report disease cases to the Chester County Health Department 4/29/2020
Reference Guides for SNF This document provides guidance on daily reporting requirement to PA DOH 4/29/2020
Bureau of Lab Priority Congregate care settings have priority for testing at Bureau of Labs. These documents can help with that process. 4/29/2020
Healthcare Worker Discounts List of businesses providing support for healthcare providers, military, and first responders 5/19/2020
Staffing
Resource How to Use Updated
CareerLink – Virtual Business Services Offerings Information for virtual recruitment events, employer support webinars and one-to-one planning sessions 4/21/2020
Staffing Agencies Serving Delaware and Chester Counties Directory of local agencies to support shortages or staffing needs 4/29/2020
Staffing Resources for Nursing Care Facilities Resource for facilities in response to COVID-19 4/19/2020
Mental Health
Resource How to Use Updated
Helping the Helpers – Long Term Care staff Video conference support group for staff of long term care facilities 7/20/2020
CISM Meeting Critical Incident Stress Management virtual meeting 6/24/2020
Physician Support Line Physician Support Line is a national, free, and confidential support line service to provide peer support to physicians during the COVID-19 epidemic 4/29/2020
Leadership Guide to Restoring the Workforce Delaware County’s Leadership Guide to Restoring Resiliency within the Workforce 5/6/2020
Spiritual Care Line In response to the unique challenges presented by COVID-19 to the people of Pennsylvania, the Keystone Disaster Spiritual Care Network has established a Spiritual Care Call Line to provide appropriate and respectful disaster spiritual care to people of all ages, races, and religions. 4/29/2020

Call recordings and transcripts


These will download as zip files
Resource How to Use Updated
Healthcare Conference Call – 7/7/20 7/7/2020
Transcript and Recording June 26 6/26/2020
Transcript and Recording June 12 6/12/2020
Transcript and Recording June 19 6/19/2020
Transcript and Recording June 5 6/5/2020
Transcript and Recording May 29 5/29/2020
Transcript and Recording May 22 5/22/2020
Transcript and Recording May 15 5/15/2020
Transcript and Recording May 8 5/8/2020
Transcript and Recording May 1 5/1/2020
Transcript and Recording April 24 4/24/2020
Transcript and Recording April 17 4/17/2020
Transcript and Recording April 10 4/10/2020
Transcript and Recording April 3 4/3/2020