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

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California Department of Social Services PIN 21-28-ASC

June 7, 2021

(Supersedes PIN 20-38-ASC and PIN 20-23-ASC in part)

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 GUIDANCE FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary

PIN 21-28-ASC supersedes PIN 20-38-ASC, dated October 6, 2020, regarding routine diagnostic screening testing guidance for facility staff in Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential facilities, supersedes response testing guidance for residents and facility staff in PIN 20-23-ASC, dated June 26, 2020, and reminds licensees about health insurance coverage for COVID-19 testing.

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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