UPDATED FACILITY STAFF TESTING AND MASKING GUIDANCE FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

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California Department of Social Services PIN 21-32.1-ASC

August 11, 2021

PIN 21-32.1-ASC
(Supersedes PIN 21-32-ASC)

TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES

Original signed by Kevin Gaines

FROM: KEVIN GAINES
Deputy Director
Community Care Licensing Division

SUBJECT: UPDATED FACILITY STAFF TESTING AND MASKING GUIDANCE FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary

PIN 21-32.1-ASC supersedes PIN 21-32-ASC, dated July 27, 2021. This PIN includes routine diagnostic screening testing guidance for facility staff in Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential facilities. PIN 21-32.1-ASC also provides updated guidance related to N95 respirators and surgical masks for facility staff. PIN 21-32.1-ASC removes the proof of vaccination requirement identified in PIN 21-32-ASC that the QR code must
confirm the vaccine record as an official record of the State of California. Underlined text in this PIN indicates where additions have been made.

Please post/keep this PIN in the facility where residents can easily access it and distribute the PIN Summary for Residents (located at the end of this PIN) to residents and, if applicable, their representatives.

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