Long Term Care

 This is a checklist of recommended best practices that facilities should implement before and during a COVID case. …

 Before a Case Occurs:  Provide the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) Disease Outbreak Control Division (DOCD) Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Team with emergency contact information for your facility administration and infection control (able to respond within 1 hour). Please email the name, title, and 24/7 contact telephone number for the person(s) you designate to receive ...
Read More Long Term Care and COVID-19: What to Expect If There is a Case in Your Facility

Prior to reopening, centers must clean and disinfect their facilities and center-owned vehicles for infection control, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance.  …

Tele-ICAR’s effectiveness for managing COVID-19 at long term care facilities in Hawaii. (Powerpoint) …

ICAR (Infection Control and Assessment Response tool) was developed by the CDC to help nursing homes assess and prepare for COVID-19. …