"It's clear that CMS shares our goal of containing the spread of COVID-19 in long term care facilities. This announcement reinforces much of what long term care providers are already doing and are currently required to do in their states," continued Parkinson. "
This is the latest is a series of proactive steps long term care providers have taken to meet this historical challenge. The industry will continue to work with local, state and federal health officials to ensure all possible actions are taken to keep residents safe.
For more information on the industry's response, please visit www.ahcancal.org/coronavirus.