Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2020). Information for Healthcare Facilities Concerning 2019 Novel Coronavirus Illness (2019-nCoV). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
This memorandum provides information to healthcare facilities about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. It identifies preparedness training available from CMS, includes a link to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assist healthcare facilities in assessing their infection control policies and practices, and instructs facilities to review appropriate personal protective equipment use and availability.