Latest CMS, NHSN and CDC COVID-19 Nursing Home and Influenza Data Posted

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

CMS has not posted the nursing home COVID-19 data for the week ending November 28, 2021 which is most unusual.  The latest data from that website is from the week ending November 21, 2021.  (Reference this blog for that information.)  As soon as CMS posts the November 28, 2021 data, I’ll make it available in a new blog.  

There is an interesting graphic on that CMS website:

CDC’s COVID Data Tracker shows community transmission at these levels:

View the list of every nursing home with recent resident and staff vaccination rates and other data. This data is for the week ending November 21, 2021. No recent data available as of this blog posting.

NHSN LTC COVID-19 Dashboard shows this data of 5:30AM (ET) on December 6, 2021:

FluView (CDC) shows the following data:

LTCFs (e.g., nursing homes/skilled nursing, long-term care for the developmentally disabled, and assisted living facilities) from all 50 states and U.S. territories report data on influenza infections among residents through the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Long-term Care Facility Component. During week 47, 30 (0.2%) of 14,001 reporting LTCFs reported at least one influenza positive test among their residents.