July 10, 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
Today's COVID-19 Update is brought to you in part by
Statewide COVID-19 Testing Strategy and KDADS' Adult Care Home Testing Plan Requirements – What You need to Know
Join with your Kansas Adult Care Home colleagues on July 20 th , 10 – 11 a.m. for a free webinar to learn about the Statewide COVID-19 Testing Strategy and KDADS’ requirement for adult care homes testing plans. There will be time for Q&A. (Note: A limited number of connections are available. Register soon.)
Dr. Farah Ahmed, State Epidemiologist, Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Scott Brunner, Deputy Secretary, Kansas Department for Aging and Disabilities Services
To Register please click here .
Infection Control in Assisted Living and Home Plus - Preparing for an IC Survey
Are your Infection Control procedures “best practice”? Are you prepared for an Infection Control Focused Survey? This 75 minute webinar presented by Joan Hudson, RN-BC, LNHA will discuss both. Joan will offer guidance on interpreting and complying with infection control standards along with discussing vital infection control practices to maintain a safe and sanitary community.

Click here for more details.
Do you need masks?!
KHCA/KCAL and LicaMedman have been in touch with a surgical mask supplier and they have reserved a large block (200,000+) of high-quality, 3-ply face masks with ear loops for Kansas Long Term Care Providers. They will be at the KHCA/KCAL office to distribute these masks on Wednesday, July 22 from 9:00 am to 3:00 p.m. The masks will be priced at $.65 each plus 9.15 percent sales tax. The masks will be available for immediate pick-up to take back to your Skilled Nursing Facility, Assisted Living, Home Plus or Residential Health Care Facility.

To participate:
  • Order the quantity needed by clicking here. Pre-ordering is required.
  • Bring payment (check or credit card) to the KHCA/KCAL office, 1100 SW Gage Blvd on Wednesday, July 22 between 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Checks should be made payable to Steve Rust. Calculate your number of masks desired x 65¢ and add 9.15 percent for sales tax.
  • Please come to KHCA/KCAL's rear door where the vendor, Greg Pickett, will be stationed to serve you. 

Please e-mail khca@khca.org with questions.
2020 Platinum Sponsors
Thank you to our 2020 Platinum Sponsors. To learn more about each, click their website link below.
Doug Neuschafer
Jackie Presson
Kansas Health Care Association and the Kansas Center for Assisted Living
1100 SW Gage Blvd Topeka, KS 66604
PH: 785-267-6003 FAX: 785-267-0833