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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As concerns arise with the emerging coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, we are working to ensure nursing homes and assisted living communities receive necessary guidance to prevent the spread of this disease.

Email Update - March 30, 2020

New Guidance on Hospital Transfers

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 30, 2020

CMS Issues Blanket Regulatory Waivers

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 29, 2020

In This COVID-19 Update: Department of Labor Guidance on Leave Exemptions ; AHCA Media Statement on Hospital to SNF Admissions

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 28, 2020

In This COVID-19 Update: Medicare Accelerated and Advanced Payments ; Telehealth Toolkit

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 27, 2020

In This COVID-19 Update: Third Stimulus Package Signed into Law ; VA Update ; Issues with Postal Carriers and Mail Delivery

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 26, 2020

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 25, 2020

CDC Guidance for Retirement Communities and Independent Living

Natashia Mason

Oklahoma State Department of Health

The following summarizes key strategies from the latest CDC guidance on Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE in healthcare settings. Review the guidance for a full discussion of the strategies.

Steve Buck

Office of the Governor - J. Kevin Stitt

Steve Buck

Email Update - March 24, 2020

CDC Call on PPE Strategies

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 23, 2020

CMS: Prioritization of Survey Activities

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 23, 2020

Public Call for Supplies

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 22, 2020

Making Decisions on Essential Staff Entering Your Building

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 21, 2020

Beware COVID-19 Scams Selling PPE or Other Supplies

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 20, 2020

Interim Guidance on SNFs Accepting Patients from Hospitals

Natashia Mason

Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Natashia Mason

Stop The Spread Of Germs

Natashia Mason

10 things you can do to manage your health at home

Natashia Mason

Hospitals and nursing homes are desperately low on critical items.

Please consider donating any unused extra supplies you may have stocked at your schools.

Steve Buck

Email Update - March 19, 2020

Relief Package Signed by the President

Natashia Mason

What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19

Steve Buck

Oklahoma Nursing Facilities Pursue Aggressive Tactics to Fight COVID-19 in Their Homes

Steve Buck

Email Update - March 18, 2020

Act Now to Conserve PPE

Natashia Mason

A Message from the President & CEO Mark Parkinson

A Message from the President & CEO Mark Parkinson

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 15, 2020

CDC Call, Communal Dining Guidance, and PPE Supply Shortage

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 14, 2020

National Emergency Declared: CMS Restricts all SNF Visitors Except End-of-Life Situations​

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 14, 2020

​CMS Issues Waivers of 3-Day Stay and Spell of Illness

Natashia Mason

(as of March 13, 2020)

This document answers some common questions regarding how to transfer patients with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, when to accept or not accept COVID-19 patients from the hospital, and what to do about other patients who do not have a COVID-19 diagnosis.

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 13, 2020

New Resources and a Note About Various Guidance Regarding Limiting Visitors​

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 12, 2020

CMS Releases COVID-19 Medicare FFS and Medicare Advantage Plan Guidance​

Natashia Mason

From Steven Buck - President & CEO

Steve Buck

Email Update - March 11, 2020

Implement Environmental Infection Control - Cleaning & Disinfection

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 10, 2020

CMS Issues Revised Guidance for SNFs by Limiting Visitors

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 9, 2020

Steps to Prevent COVID-19 from Entering Your Facility

Natashia Mason

Email Update - March 4, 2020

CMS Issues Three New Quality, Safety and Oversight Memos about COVID-19

Natashia Mason

Email Update - February 29, 2020

Additional Steps You Can be Taking

Natashia Mason

Email Update - February 28, 2020

Preparing for COVID-19 and Personal Protective Equipment Strategies​

Natashia Mason
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