New - Ebola Virus Update: CDC Recommendations Regarding Ebola
With an abundance of caution, the EP committee felt members may want to review the following CDC guidelines regarding the Ebola virus, even though care centers are not regarded as “first receivers.”
CMS Revises Emergency Preparedness Checklist
On Feb. 28, CMS issued a Survey and Certification Emergency Preparedness Initiative: S&C Emergency Preparedness Checklist Revision. The revisions were made to the recommended CMS Emergency Checklist.
Emergency Preparedness Guide: February 2014
Timely responses to emergencies are critical for long term care professionals. This guide has been completed to assist professionals to learn more about preparedness and where to learn more about being prepared.
Winter Weather Health and Safety
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a comprehensive winter weather health and safety site. Owners and administrators can take tips to prepare for extreme cold conditions and winter storms.