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PA receives CDC grant to help long-term care facilities fight COVID

The Long-Term Care Resiliency, Infrastructure Supports and Empowerment program launched Jan. 1

Chandler Hall earns national distinction in short-term rehabilitation

The Newtown-based nursing home was recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Nursing homes shift from daily to weekly COVID-19 reporting

This move is intended to improve data integrity

Skilled nursing facilities must complete COVID vaccine needs survey

This will help ensure current and future residents and staff have continued access to the vaccine

Thomas bill to create registry of medical directors passes House

The registry would list medical directors in nursing homes, personal care homes and assisted living facilities

Updated COVID-19 guidance released for assisted living facilities

Communal activities and visitation can resume if the level of community spread surrounding the long-term care facility is low enough, and the facility has no active cases or outbreaks

CARES funding distributed to PA direct care workers

These individuals made it possible for those with disabilities and older Pennsylvanians to live safely in their homes and near their families during COVID-19

Long-term care facilities complete baseline COVID-19 testing

The universal testing aims to help facilities know the status of COVID-19 among staff and residents, and take necessary steps to keep everyone safe in the fall

All PA skilled nursing facilities complete universal COVID-19 testing

By completing universal testing, facilities are one step closer to being able to offer visitation, communal dining and more
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