CMS Updates County Positivity Rates – December 1, 2020

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

CMS has posted COVID-19 county positivity rates for December 1, 2020Archived rates are also available.

As a reminder, nursing homes are required to conduct testing of residents and staff.  These guidelines include testing staff on a certain frequency based on the COVID-19 positivity rate for the county the nursing home resides in.  More information about these requirements and guidelines can be found here.