STATEWIDE WAIVERS FOR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO TUBERCULOSIS (TB) TESTING AND CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE

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California Department of Social Services PIN 21-04-HCS

March 18, 2021

TO: HOME CARE ORGANIZATION LICENSEES

Original signed by Kevin Gaines
FROM: Kevin Gaines
Deputy Director
Community Care Licensing Division

SUBJECT: STATEWIDE WAIVERS FOR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO TUBERCULOSIS (TB) TESTING AND CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE

Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary

PIN 21-04-HCS informs Home Care Organization (HCO) licensees of a statewide waiver for general tuberculosis (TB) testing and clearance requirements for home care aides (HCAs). This PIN also informs HCO licensees of a statewide waiver for TB testing specific to the timing of COVID-19 vaccinations for HCAs.

This PIN provides follow up guidance to a HCO Community Care Licensing alert released via Everbridge on February 9, 2021.

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