California Department of Social Services PIN 22-04-ASC
January 18, 2022
TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES
Original signed by Kevin Gaines
FROM: KEVIN GAINES
Community Care Licensing Division
SUBJECT: UPDATED STATEWIDE VISITATION WAIVER, AND TESTING AND VACCINATION VERIFICATION GUIDANCE FOR VISITORS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)
Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary
PIN 22-04-ASC informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential licensees of the Public Health Officer Order of December 31, 2021, which supersedes the August 26, 2021 Requirements for Visitors in Acute Health Care and Long-Term Care Settings. Pursuant to the terms of this Order, this PIN updates the Visitation Waiver and processes for verifying the vaccination status and test results of all visitors, in order to have an indoor or outdoor visit. This Order took effect on January 7, 2022. Facilities must be in full compliance at that time. This Order will remain in effect until February 7, 2022, and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and California Department of Social Services (CDSS) will continue to assess ongoing conditions during this time to determine any further updates.
Please post/keep this PIN in the facility where all persons in care and facility staff as well as families and representatives of persons in care in the facility can easily access it and distribute the PIN to persons in care and, if applicable, their representatives.
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