June 4, 2020
KHCA/KCAL is committed to providing our members with important updates. Below is a list of the most recent COVID-19 updates. Please visit our website for a list of complete updates.  www.khca.org
KHCA/KCAL COVID-19 Update Call  on Friday, June 5, 2020 11:00am - 11:30am
  • Update from the Capitol - Immunity from Liability
  • Testing and Reopening update
  • Quarantine VS Isolation

Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspections Results Available on Nursing Home Compare
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is posting the first set of underlying coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) nursing home data. On April 19, 2020, CMS announced the requirement that nursing homes to inform residents, their families, and their representatives of COVID-19 cases in their facilities. In addition to this, nursing homes are required to report COVID-19 cases and deaths directly to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and today CMS is making this data publicly available. As part of today’s announcement CMS is also posting the results from the targeted inspections announced on March 4, 2020, to allow inspectors to focus on the most serious health and safety threats like infectious diseases and abuse during the pandemic. This is part of the Trump Administration’s historic transparency efforts to ensure residents, families and the general public have information about COVID-19 in nursing homes.
You're Invited! " Heartstrings of Hope "
ComfortCare Homes is inviting all long-term care facilities, care homes, dementia care facilities, assisted living facilities, HomePlus Homes, etc. to participate in a state-wide HEART connections project.

Help us elevate the voices of our most vulnerable, creating awareness of the challenges senior living communities have faced to protect residents while making sense of a world with COVID.

Event Flyer can be found here .
Facility event flyer can be found here .

Questions: micalag@comfortcarehomes.com / (316) 685-3322
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