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On this page you'll find information and links to resources related to CHFS agency response to COVID-19 and its impact on our programs, services and the people we serve.

General Information

Drive-thru testing locations and schedules

​CHFS Office Closures

Public Health Emergency Order

Emergency declaration 1135 Blanket waiver memo

Office of the Inspector General

Long-term Care Facilities

New Sample attestation form for employees and contractors  -Affirms compliance with COVID-19 reduction practices. This form can be used for employees of multiple facility types.

New Guidance for cosmetology services in LTC facilities

New Guidance for admissions of persistent positives match

New Long-term care employees: Return-to-work guidance 

Moratorium on nursing home resident discharge for inability to pay

Requesting PPE FactSheet

LTC Admissions and Transfers Guidance

LTCF Admissions and Discharges State LTC facility guidelines for evaluating COVID-19-related admissions or transfers to acute care. Toll-free consultation resources for providers is included.

Supplemental Guidance for LTC Admission and Discharge

Data Collection in LTC Facilities – Online survey tool for mandatory reporting.

Long-term Care Workplace Resiliency Tools

Model Workforce Resilience Strategies

Promoting Resilient LTC Workforce: Resource Staff

Promoting Resilient LTC Workforce: Supervisors

Visitation Guidance (complete list of regulated facilities)

Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Entities (AODE)

Child Care Facilities

Home Health Agencies



Rehabilitation Facilities

Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Information for Families

COVID-19: Information for Families of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Coronavirus Information and Resources from Family Voices

Are You Ready? Preparing for Emergencies: Tips for Families

Information For Providers

In-Home Virtual Care for Children with Complex Conditions During Social Distancing

Contact Information