PA DOH shares COVID-19 booster resources for long-term care providers
January 26, 2022The Pennsylvania Department of Health has produced several COVID-19 booster resources that are available to long-term care providers to share with residents and staff.
Updates to CDC’s COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines in health care and non-health care settings COCA Call
January 20, 2022The emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for the new oral antiviral medications molnupiravir and Paxlovid™(nirmatrelvir/ritonavir) supplement current therapeutic efforts to decrease hospitalizations and prevent severe COVID-19 and death. To learn more about treatment guidelines and to access the recording of the Jan. 12 call, please visit COCA Calls/Webinars.
OSHA record keeping requirements still in place for health care providers
January 20, 2022The June 2021 OSHA health care ETS expired on Dec. 21 except for all of the non-recordkeeping provisions, as noted in their statement.
DOH releases PA-HAN 620 ADV: Advisory: Therapeutics to Prevent and Treat Covid-19
January 20, 2022
The Pennsylvania Bulletin posts
January 20, 2022DHS: Administration of Booster Dose of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines and Third Dose of the Moderna, Inc. SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine
U.S. Supreme Court issues rulings on CMS & OSHA vaccine mandates
January 20, 2022CMS - With a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s (CMS) Interim Final Rule (IFR) is allowed to proceed nationwide. As a reminder, on Dec. 28 CMS issued a memorandum, QSO-22-07-ALL that lays out the deadlines associated with the vaccine mandate.
Department of Health releases updated guidance
January 13, 2022o PA-HAN 619 Update: COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Period Clarification for the General Population