COVID-19 Response for Nursing Facilities (Version 3.3) – Texas Health and Human Services

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

I’m providing this guidance as another resource to help LTCFs hone their response to COVID-19. 

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has published this document to give nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities guidance in the event a positive COVID-19 case is associated with the facility.  This 78-page guide is version 3.3. 

Here’s the Table of Contents:

Also of note is that the state of Texas has a COVID-19 dashboard that is updated each day by 4pm.  COVID-19 Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities is where you can download such data.  The Additional Data tab on this dashboard contains more information as well.