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This report shows COVID-19 cases in licensed nursing homes, assisted living communities and personal care homes of 25 beds or more based on data reported by the facilities to the Georgia Department of Community Health as of 2:00 p.m. on the date of the report. The data in this report is contingent on information received by the department. It is possible that a facility may report different numbers to other outlets based on the time of day information is released. This report is subject to change.
**No Long-Term Care facility COVID-19 report will be posted July 3, 2020 as DCH offices are closed in recognition of the July 4th holiday. For the latest data, please refer to our July 2, 2020 report. DCH will resume reporting activity Monday, July 6, 2020.
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HFRD Long-Term Care Facility COVID-19 Report FAQs
DCH is providing a survey to garner feedback on the experiences of providers and members in the delivery and receipt of services through telehealth. Please fill out our survey.
The Department of Community Health (DCH) appreciates the commitment and desire of the provider community to provide in-person services to Georgia’s Medicaid members. In order to help facilitate the process of reopening non-emergency healthcare facilities, DCH would like to share certain resources on how best to safely open for business.
ATLANTA (May 6, 2020) – On April 2, 2020, under the authority of the Section 1135 blanket waiver issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Georgia Department of Community Health’s (DCH) Healthcare Facility Regulation Division (HFRD) established a temporary nurse aide training program to address staffing challenges in nursing homes. Since then, 226 nursing homes across the state are utilizing the program.
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