ALTSA: NH #2020-042

ALTSA: NH #2020-042

Emergency Rules (CR-103E) Amending WAC 388-97-1740 Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, 388-97-1760 Quality Assessment and Assurance and 388-97-2400 Resident Rooms

The Department of Social and Health Services filed an emergency rule (WSR 20-14-026) effective June 23, 2020 related to fire drills, windows in resident rooms and quality assurance requirements. This rule making is necessary to respond to the significant threat of COVID-19 to our most vulnerable populations, especially for those receiving care in nursing homes. Read full letter here




Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN
Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services

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