Updated NJDOH COVID-19 Patient/Resident Management in Post-acute Care Settings

Official Message No.:111652-1-24-2023-PHUP
Contact Info: Jessica | jessica.arias@doh.nj.gov
Rebecca | rebecca.greeley@doh.nj.gov
Attachments: Yes Attachment 1

The Communicable Disease Service has updated and posted the following guidance: COVID-19 Patient/Resident Management in Post-Acute Care Settings. This document replaces the previous resource document titled “Considerations for Cohorting COVID-19 Patients in Post-Acute Care Facilities.”

This updated document includes an Appendix: Patient/Resident Management Decision Tree; this Appendix replaces the previous resource document titled “COVID-19 Exposure Risk Assessment Template for Patients in Post-Acute Care Settings.”

Please see attached and the DOH website for the updated document https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_healthcare.shtml

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