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.)
 
Presenters:
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
913-488-5156
Jackie Presson
 913-219-0709
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