California Department of Social Services PIN 21-53-ASC
December 28, 2021
Supersedes PIN 21-44-ASC
TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES
Original signed by Kevin Gaines
FROM: KEVIN GAINES
Community Care Licensing Division
SUBJECT: ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITY WORKER CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION AND BOOSTER REQUIREMENTS
Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary
PIN 21-53-ASC notifies all Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees of updated COVID19 vaccination and booster requirements for all workers of ASC facilities, pursuant to the State Public Health Officer Order of December 22, 2021 which supersedes the September 28, 2021 Adult Care Facilities and Direct Care Worker Vaccine Requirement. This PIN informs licensees that workers currently eligible for boosters, who provide services or work in indoor settings where (1) care is provided to individuals, or (2) persons in care have access for any purpose, are required to be fully vaccinated and receive a booster dose for COVID-19 by no later than February 1, 2022, if eligible. Workers not yet eligible for boosters must be in compliance no later than 15 days after the recommended timeframe as specified in the table below for receiving the booster dose.
Please post/keep this PIN in the facility where persons in care can easily access it and distribute the PIN Summary for Persons in Care (located at the end of this PIN) to persons in care and, if applicable, their representatives.
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