AHCA/NCAL Unveils COVID-19 Honors Program AHCA/NCAL Updates; Awards and Recognition; COVID-19 Published:March 24, 2021 COVID19@ahca.org Page ContentToday, AHCA/NCAL unveiled its COVID-19 Honors program for all long term care staff. This program was created for facilities to recognize their incredible staff in long term care who demonstrated strength and courage in the face of COVID-19. Any facility wishing to honor their staff can participate in this program. There are three categories, which include: Individuals who work in a long term care facility where there was a COVID outbreak COVID survivors Staff members who passed away from COVIDHonorees can receive the following: Pin and Letter of Recognition: Individuals who work in a long term care facility where there was a COVID outbreak Medal and Letter of Recognition: COVID survivors Medal and Letter of Recognition: Families of staff members who passed away from COVID When a facility purchases materials, they will also receive a communications packet, including:Ceremony guideMedia advisory template announcing the ceremonyPress release template (post-ceremony)Template letters to staff and family of staff who passed awayHonors materials are distributed on a rolling basis, so there is no deadline to purchase. Facilities can order and purchase merchandise via the AHCA/NCAL bookstore beginning today. Please allow a minimum of three to four weeks to receive your order. AHCA/NCAL is actively working with suppliers to get these special items to you as quickly as possible while keeping them at cost.Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.