Preparing for COVID-19: Long-term Care Facilities, Nursing Homes (CDC, US)

A checkist from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (US) for nursing homes and other long-term care facilities to assess and improve their preparedness for responding to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Includes a checklist that can be used as tool to develop a comprehensive COVID-19 response plan, including plans for:

  • Rapid identification and management of ill residents
  • Considerations for visitors and consultant staff
  • Supplies and resources
  • Sick leave policies and other occupational health considerations
  • Education and training
  • Surge capacity for staffing, equipment and supplies, and postmortem care

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