Long-Term Care Facilities
Infection Prevention and Control
Each long term care facility must have an infection prevention and control program based upon the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other nationally recognized infection prevention and control guidelines.
Topics such as COVID-19 testing, masking, visitation, and the different levels of precautions for COVID-19 are covered by the CDC guidance. Guidance specific to COVID-19 can be found at: Infection Control: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) | CDC
COVID-19 Testing: The Delaware Division of Public Health’s recommendation is to test both staff and residents in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance: Infection Control: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) | CDC
Stats on COVID-19
For more data on Delaware COVID-19 cases including demographic breakdowns, go to My Healthy Community
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