Coronavirus Update #146
New MDH SNF Testing Memo

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) just shared this memo regarding State provided testing in SNFs. Please review very closely.

The memo covers information on test kit delivery, collection of specimens, timely results, and more.

As a reminder, per the July 24 Amended Directive and Order regarding Nursing Home Matters, SNFs are directed to communicate their ongoing testing plans to MDH. Prior to August 14, 2020 all SNFs should email their testing plan to 

If you have questions, please reach out to your assigned Liaison.
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