New Releases from CDC: Ensuring Access to COVID-19 Vaccine in Long-Term Care Facilities

New Releases from CDC: Ensuring Access to COVID-19 Vaccine in Long-Term Care Facilities

Long-term care facilities (LTCFs) provide a range of services, including medical and personal care, to adults who are unable to live independently. These types of facilities include, but are not limited to, skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other congregate living settings where most people receiving care/supervision are older than 65 years of age. The communal nature of LTCFs and the population served (generally older adults often with underlying medical conditions) puts facility residents at increased risk of SARSCoV-2 infection and severe illness from COVID-19.  See full document here.

What to Expect for Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program Third Clinics: Frequently Asked Questions for Long-Term Care Facilities and Jurisdictions

Pharmacy partners are hosting three on-site clinics at all long-term care facilities (LTCFs) enrolled in the federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care (LTC) Program. Below are some frequently asked questions and answers to help LTCF administrators and clinical leadership prepare for residents and staff who may get their first COVID-19 vaccine dose at the third and final clinic.  See full document here.

 

Questions?

Contact: 

Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
c: 425-231-4804

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