Washington State Department of Health. (2020). Long Term Care Facilities.
The state health department established this web page to collect resources to assist LTC facilities in their response to COVID-19. Included is a sample visitor announcement; guidance for persons at higher risk for serious illness, for LTCs, and for transfers between LTCs and other healthcare settings; LTC facility outbreak criteria; a nursing home infection prevention assessment tool; information on the state’s point prevalence testing order; and LTC reporting requirements.