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On this page you will find information and links to resources related to CHFS responses to COVID-19 and its impact on the programs, services and people we serve who live or work in long-term care settings regulated by CHFS agencies.

General information

Guidance for long-term care facility response to COVID-19

COVID-19 daily reports

Long-term care facilities updates


Directories and regulations for all regulated health care facilities

Long-term care facilities

Adult day care facilities

Assisted living communities

Home health agencies

Personal care homes

Child Caring Facilities Directory (Group Homes/Institutions)

Guidance Memos – Facility-Based LTC Services

New Covid-19 Vaccination - Maintenance Phase

UpdatedAdmissions, discharges, transfers

UpdatedRelease from isolation/return to work

Updated Phased restoration of group activities, communal dining, off-site appointments and visitation

New FAQ Visitation Guidance

Updated Hiring personal care assistants

Moratorium on discharge for inability to pay

Guidance for Personal Care Homes

Guidance for Home- and Community-Based LTC Services

Adult day health centers reopening

Adult day training reopening

New Medicaid provider letter

Medicaid emergency blanket 1135 waiver

Human resources and workplace tools

New HCW contact exposure decision tree in the health care setting 

Model workforce resilience strategies

Promoting resilient LTC resource staff

Promoting resilient LTC supervisors

COVID-19 Reporting and forms

New How to Apply for a CLIA Certificate

COVID-19 test results reporting requirements

COVID-19 LTC facility required daily report form

Person under investigation (PUI)case reporting

Reportable disease required form

New COVID-19 Abbott BinaxNOW™ Antigen test training PPT

New COVID-19 antigen point-of-care test result report

CDC guidance for certifying COVID-19 deaths(document) Video

Healthcare provider/testing site reporting guidance

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.

Data collection online survey tool for mandatory reporting

PPE request fact sheet

LTC Surveillance Testing Program

New Reporting of LTCF Point-of-Care Testing

New Covid-19 Testing Program Guidance Update - Effective Feb 1, 2021

New LTC indicator map Current

New LTC COVID-19 Indicator Map – Archived

COVID-19 blanket testing order

List of participating clinical labs: Beginning Dec. 31, 2020

New List of participating labs: Beginning Feb 1, 2021

Testing contract: LTC Facility

Testing contract: Assisted Living Community

Testing contract: Clinical Laboratories

Invoice report (must be attached and contract must be completed to submitted invoice)

Contact Information