COVID-19: Optimizing healthcare protective equipment and supplies (Webinar)

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COVID-19: Optimizing Healthcare Protective Equipment and Supplies There has been a large increase in the need for healthcare personal protective equipment (PPE) and specialty supplies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This increase in demand has led to shortages in PPE and changes in how PPE is used and optimized. ASPR … Read More

State-by-state breakdown: PPE supplies and COVID-19 testing positivity rates

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AHCA/NCAL has posted two (2) general population at-a-glance graphics: PPE shortages by state and COVID-19 positivity The data displayed on the testing positivity graphic is from July 26, 2020; the source is Johns Hopkins University and the COVID Tracking Project.  The percent of NHs with less than one (1) week … Read More

5th national nursing home training session: PPE strategies for COVID care

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) strategies for COVID care When: Thursday, June 25, 2020 Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm ET Registration Required: Register HERE Objectives Following this call, participants will understand why using personal protective equipment (PPE) is necessary for infection prevention and will be able to describe how to properly use it. … Read More

Keeping nursing home and LTC workers safe during coronavirus pandemic

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On Thursday, May 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an alert providing safety tips employers can follow to help protect nursing home and long-term care facility workers from exposure to the coronavirus. Safety measures employers can implement to protect workers in the nursing home … Read More