Latest CMS, CDC and NHSN COVID-19 Data

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

CMS has posted the latest nursing home COVID-19 data for the week ending October 17, 2021:

This latest data set shows these changes from the October 10th data set:

  • Resident vaccination increased 0.1% from the previous week
  • Staff vaccination increased 0.6% from the previous week
  • Resident confirmed cases increased 3,404 from the previous week
  • Staff confirmed cases increased 3,797 from the previous week
  • An additional 302 resident deaths from the previous week
  • An additional 10 staff deaths from the previous week

Resident and Staff Vaccinations for the week ending October 17, 2021 are also available. All U.S. facilities are identified plus there is a separate sheet (tab at bottom of spreadsheet) that shows the facilities that have 75% or more of their staff vaccinated.  Both are worth a look – check out the status of your facility.

NHSN Nursing Home Dashboard shows this data as of October 25, 2021 at 5:30am (ET):

CDC COVID-19 Community Transmission data shows this: