Long Term Care Outbreak Process

Toolkits and other materials for staff and leaders at acute and long term care sites are being developed and will be available soon. 

1.Identifying and Declaring an Outbreak or an Exposure
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2. Determining Risk Level 
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3. Assemble Outbreak Management Team
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4. Outbreak Control Measures 
  • Assessing for additional cases (Testing and Contact Tracing)
  • Hand hygiene
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Gowns, Gloves, Facial Protection
  • Staffing and Visitors
  • Admissions and transfers
  • Audits
  • Patient Care
  • Environmental and Equipment Cleaning
  • Ongoing Communications
  • Monitoring Outbreak Status
5. Declaring the Outbreak Over
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This page last updated Nov 26, 2020 4:11pm PST