Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update and Information for Long-term Care Facilities

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Time: 2:00 P.M. – 3:00P.M. (Eastern Time)


During this COCA Call, presenters will focus on current information about COVID-19 as it relates to long-term care facilities, including nursing homes. Topics will include infection prevention and control guidance, steps facilities should take to prepare, and available resources.

Brendan Jackson, MD, MPH
COVID-19 Response Clinical Team
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

LCDR Kara M. Jacobs Slifka, MD, MPH (USPHS)
COVID-19 Response Infection Prevention and Control Team
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Special Request: Due to the high demand we anticipate for this COCA Call, we kindly ask participants to access it in a group format via computer audio, if possible, to allow for the maximum number of people to participate.

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CDC COVID-19 Website

Preparing for COVID-19: Long-term Care Facilities, Nursing Homes

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings

Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control FAQs for COVID-19

What Healthcare Personnel Should Know about Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Possible COVID-19 Infection

Healthcare Professionals: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19
—aka Guidelines for Clinical Specimens

Evaluating and Testing Persons for COVID-19

Continuing Education will not be offered for this COCA Call.

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  • Support/Funding:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Risk Communication Branch
  • Method of Participation:You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.
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