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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

COVID-19 daily reports

Long-term care facilities updates

Vaccine, Third Dose, FAQ 


Directories and regulations for regulated health care facilities

Assisted living communities (DAIL)

Child Caring Facilities Directory (Group Homes/Institutions)

Guidance Memos – Facility-Based LTC Services

Updated Admissions, discharges, transfers

Release from isolation/return to work

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

Updated  May 24, 2021 Memo: Transitioning Temporary PCA to SRNA

Hiring personal care assistants

Moratorium on discharge for inability to pay

Guidance for Home- and Community-Based LTC Services

Adult day health centers reopening

Adult day training reopening

Medicaid provider letter

Medicaid emergency blanket 1135 waiver

Human resources and workplace tools

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

 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

COVID-19 Abbott BinaxNOW™ Antigen test training PPT

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

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

Healthcare provider/testing site reporting guidance

Data collection online survey tool for mandatory reporting

PPE request fact sheet

LTC Surveillance Testing Program

Updated LTC Testing FAQs

Reporting of LTCF Point-of-Care Testing

LTC indicator map Current

LTC COVID-19 Indicator Maps – Archived

COVID-19 blanket testing order

List of participating labs: Beginning Feb 1, 2021

Testing contract: Assisted Living Community

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

Contact Information