COVID-19 VACCINE ADMINISTRATION

California Department of Health Care Services DATE: August 9, 2021 ALL PLAN LETTER 20-022 (REVISED) TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: COVID-19 VACCINE ADMINISTRATION PURPOSE: The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to provide Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) with information and guidance regarding COVID-19 vaccine coverage and administration in the Medi-Cal program.

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NOTIFYING LICENSEES USING THE EVERBRIDGE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-14-CCLD August 10, 2021 PIN 21-14-CCLD TO: ALL COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING FACILITY LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: NOTIFYING LICENSEES USING THE EVERBRIDGE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-14-CCLD provides information on the Everbridge Emergency Notification System and how it will continue to be used to notify licensees in advance of, or during, natural disasters such as wildfires and Public Safety Power Shutoffs.

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Nursing Homes Confront New Covid Outbreaks Amid Calls for Staff Vaccination Mandates

By Matt Richtel and Reed Abelson, New York Times, August 10 2021 Tina Sandri, the C.E.O. of Forest Hills Nursing Home in Washington, D.C., receiving the vaccine in February. About 60 percent of U.S. nursing home staff are vaccinated. Kenny Holston for The New York Times In late spring, the 142 nursing homes operated by the Good Samaritan Society hit a milestone that was unthinkable just four months earlier: Zero cases of Covid-19 across the whole company, from 900 at the peak of the pandemic.

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