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CDC’s updated Guidance for Operating Child Care Programs during COVID-19 provides information on mask use, screening, keeping children in contained groups, staggering schedules, communal spaces, food service, ventilation and water systems, vaccination, direct service providers, children with special needs, and protecting individuals at higher risk for severe illness. Recommendations include …continue reading

American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living during COVID-19

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, released the following statement in response to the decision by the Advisory Committee on Immunization …continue reading

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Coronaviruses, like the one that causes COVID-19, are thought to spread mostly person-to-person through respiratory droplets when someone coughs, sneezes, or talks. It is possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object, including food or food packaging, that has the virus on it and then …continue reading

Functioning critical infrastructure is imperative during the response to the COVID-19 emergency for both public health and safety as well as community well-being. These workers perform job tasks across 16 critical infrastructure. COVID-19 Critical Infrastructure Response Plan While guidance specific to critical infrastructure workers and employers has been developed, employers …continue reading

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This video explains how COVID-19 can spread in a community using an example featured in an April 2020 CDC MMWR. Investigation of COVID-19 cases in Chicago identified a cluster of 16 confirmed or probably cases, including three deaths, likely resulting from one introduction. Extended family gatherings, including a funeral and …continue reading